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    08.12.14 — NCCR-Synapsy Awarded at the French Psychiatry Congress; a prize goes to Dominik Moser, Ph. D student in Prof Daniel Schechter’s lab, for his work leading to an article published in Stress. Read the whole article
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    07.12.14 — Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Laboratory CE-Seminar by Prof. Matthew DeJong Read the whole article
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    05.12.14 — Laboratory of Astrophysics The ESO council gave its green light on December 4, 2014 for the construction of the largest telescope ever built: the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The first light of the telescope, with a giant mirror of 39m in diameter, will take place in a decade from now, ensuring the best possible scientific results for the next generation of young astrophysicists. Read the whole article
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    05.12.14 — Mediacom Scientists at EPFL have shown that, though undeniably effective, the current rehydration therapy for cholera could increase the toxicity of the cholera bacterium. Backed with new data, the scientists propose a change in the treatment, replacing glucose with starch from rice powder. Read the whole article
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    04.12.14 — CDM | Management of Technology A founder's business experience can have a major impact on their start-up's chances of survival and success. What kind of impact, though, depends on the type of experience the founder has, as John Dencker and Marc Gruber discovered. Read the whole article
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    04.12.14 — Promotion of EPFL studies Study in French? Far away from home? And in which section? To answer those questions, almost 300 high-school students from the German- and Italian-speaking parts of Switzerland have visited EPFL on the 3rd of December during the traditional Infotag/Giornata Informativa. Read the whole article
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    03.12.14 — SB | Basic Sciences Tobias Kippenberg has been awarded the National Latsis Prize for 2014 for his work on cavity quantum optomechanics. Read the whole article
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    02.12.14 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems The myCopter project has recently received wide media coverage, including articles in New Scientist and CNN. For an overview of this coverage, and links to the articles please visit http://mycopter.eu/home/press-coverage.html Read the whole article
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    02.12.14 — Mediacom Did Mars ever have life? Does it still? A meteorite from Mars has reignited the old debate. An international team that includes scientists from EPFL has published a paper in the scientific journal Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, showing that martian life is more probable than previously thought. Read the whole article
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    02.12.14 — NCCR-Robotics The call for applications for the NCCR Robotics Master’s exchange is now open. Read the whole article