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    05.10.16 — NCCR-Robotics This week, the world’s first Cybathlon will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. The Cybathlon is the brainchild of NCCR Robotics co-director and ETH Zurich professor Robert Riener, and is designed to facilitate discussion between academics, industry and end users of assistive aids, to promote the position of people with disabilities within society and to push development of assistive technology towards solutions that are suitable for use all-day, every day. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory An article written by Dr. Thomas Mimouni and Prof. Lyesse Laloui has been rewarded. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Laboratory for Neuroengineering Vivien joins LNE Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Mediacom Scientists at EPFL and Penn State have trained a computer-learning algorithm to identify crop diseases with extremely high accuracy. The algorithm will be incorporated in a smartphone app to help farmers prevent future food shortages. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Library Pidgeon Digital is on trial from September 29th to October 29th, 2016. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — ERC Grants Prof. Mihai Adrian Ionescu has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant 2015. These grants are designed to allow outstanding research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in Europe. The scheme targets researchers who have already established themselves as top independent research leaders. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — SB | Basic Sciences EPFL scientists with colleagues around the world have demonstrated for the first time the magnetoelectric effect induced by a quadrupolar moments. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Equal Opportunities Office 48 women in total have been awarded the Nobel Prize between 1901 and 2015. 16 of these women have been awarded a Nobel Prize in Science. Marie Curie, being double winner, this makes a total of 17 Nobel Prizes in Sciences and 49 Nobel prizes overall. RTS has consecrated a topic on the careers and trajectories of female scientists who were awarded a Nobel Prize. On 11 October, EPFL is welcoming one of them, May-Britt Moser, laureate of the 2016 Erna Hamburger price. Read the whole article
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    04.10.16 — Mediacom The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of four professors at EPFL. Read the whole article