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    Synapsy Symposium

    18.01.13 - NCCR-Synapsy System network and resting state in psychiatry is the subject of the coming Synapsy Symposium, which take place in Geneva on February 1st.

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    Miniaturized, high power, mid-infrared frequency combs.

    17.01.13 - SB | Basic Sciences EPFL scientists in an international collaboration have demonstrated for the first time the generation of mid-infrared frequency combs in small crystalline micro-resonators. This opens the way to a new class of compact, high precision, sensitive devices for molecular spectroscopy and frequency measurements.

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    Congratulations to Lionel Coulot !

    17.01.13 - Audiovisual Communications Laboratory who defended his PhD thesis with success !

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    How shrubs are disrupting our primary carbon stocking ecosystem

    17.01.13 - Mediacom For the first time, a group of scientists from WSL and EPFL described why on the long run peatlands may not be able to continue fulfilling their role as the most effective carbon stocking ecosystems. They studied the mechanisms behind a phenomenon known as shrub encroachment of peatlands: Complex plant-microbe interactions are at the root of this worldwide vegetation change. The findings have been published online today in Nature Climate Change.

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    Create a start-up in 54 hours

    16.01.13 - Innovation and Technology Transfer Startup Weekend returns to the EPFL campus from 22 to 24 February 2013.

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    2012 news highlights - Computer and Communication Sciences

    16.01.13 - IC | Computer and Communication Sciences The MOOCs, an algorithm that can identify the source of an epidemic or information, or the "Caustic effect"? Here is a selection of 2012 headlines…

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    An iconic building to quicken the research on cancer in Lausanne

    15.01.13 - Mediacom The ISREC Foundation and its partners, CHUV, UNIL and EPFL, today unveiled the layout and blueprint of the new cancer centre. It was Behnisch of Stuttgart who won the tender for the parallel studies mandate for the design and construction of the translational oncology centre.

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    Childhood trauma leaves its mark on the brain

    15.01.13 - Mediacom EPFL scientists have found that childhood trauma leaves a lasting imprint on the brain – a structural change that is related to a predisposition to violence.

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    The Executive Master IML celebrates its 20th birthday

    15.01.13 - Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship The 2013 edition of IML is very successful, with 31 new students starting the Executive master in "Global Supply Chain Management" and 6 students following the CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies).

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    Public PhD Defense of Yannick Stebler, January 18 at 17:15

    15.01.13 - Geodetic Engineering Laboratory TOPO have the pleasure to announce the public defense of the thesis “Modeling and Processing Approaches for Integrated Inertial Navigation” given by our former colleague Yannick Stebler. The presentation will be given in French and will take place on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:15 in Auditorium ELA1 ( The abstract of the thesis is following.

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