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    10.04.15 — Mediacom A portable device can detect the presence of certain types of cancer in people's breath. Tested on patients, the new device was developed in part by EPFL researchers as part of an international collaboration. Read the whole article
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    09.04.15 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC and Eawag professor Urs von Gunten has won the President’s International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Read the whole article
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    09.04.15 — Chair of Innovation and IP Policy Prof. de Rassenfosse has recently published an article measuring the level of ‘connectivity’ of higher education systems (HES). The Swiss HES is the most connected in the world. It does particularly well on international connectivity, much like other small countries such as Ireland, Singapore and Austria do. Read the whole article
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    08.04.15 — Mediacom Scientists at EPFL have demonstrated a new method that can be used to greatly improve the safety and efficiency of gene therapy using the patient’s own stem cells. Read the whole article
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    08.04.15 — Microsystems Laboratory Congratulations to Marco Grisi who has published the paper “A broadband single-chip transceiver for multi-nuclear NMR probes” in the Review of Scientific Instruments. (Link) Read the whole article
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    08.04.15 — Swiss Plasma Center The EPFL is presenting the first MOOC on plasma physics and its applications, including fusion energy, astrophysical and space plasmas, societal and industrial applications. Enroll now ! Read the whole article
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    08.04.15 — EPFL Photonics Chapter We are very pleased to announce and kindly invite you to our monthly EPFL Photonics Chapter (EPC) 'Pizza-optics-beer' (POB) seminar on April 8th, 2015 (Wednesday) from 17h00 to 18h00. The seminar will take place in the room CM 012. This month Marie Didier will give us some insights in her field of expertise. Her presentation in the seminar is entitled "High Second harmonic generation throughput for time resolved, label free imaging of neuronal activity". Read the whole article
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    07.04.15 — Mediacom EPFL scientists have discovered the switch that can awake a dormant cytomegalovirus, a dreadful pathogen in immuno-compromised patients. The switch can be controlled with common drugs, opening a new strategy for purging the virus from organ transplants. Read the whole article
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    07.04.15 — Information Systems VPSI is introducing a new provision of the WiFi service for campus visitors: freewifi-epfl Read the whole article
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    07.04.15 — SB | Basic Sciences Scientists at EPFL have developed a simple method for synthesizing building blocks that are crucial for a range of organic and biological materials. Read the whole article