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    12.12.17 — Laboratory of Astrophysics The mystery of chemical anomalies in clusters: where do we stand after 30 years from their discovery? Read the whole article
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    12.12.17 — Cooperation In 2016, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the EPFL launched a joint research and development program: the Humanitarian Tech Hub. As part of this collaboration, an ambitious project, called Agilis, aiming to develop an affordable dynamic prosthetic foot has made promising progress. Gregory Huot (GH), the EPFL engineer in charge of the project Agilis and Dikolela Kalubi (DK), the ICRC engineer in charge of the partnership between ICRC & EPFL tell us more about it Read the whole article
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    12.12.17 — Massive open online courses Moocs Plasma Physics Applications: Learn about plasma applications from nuclear fusion powering the sun, to making integrated circuits, to generating electricity. Read the whole article
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    12.12.17 — Massive open online courses Moocs Plasma Physics Introduction: Learn the basics of plasma, one of the fundamental states of matter, and the different types of models used to describe it, including fluid and kinetic. Read the whole article
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    12.12.17 — Mediacom Thanks to a donation from the Werner Siemens-Foundation, EPFL will set up a Center for Artificial Muscles, collaborating initially with the University Hospital of Bern (Inselspital) and then with the University Hospital of Zurich. The first project, slated to span the next four years, will focus on developing a less invasive cardiac assistance system for treating heart failure. This prosthetic device – a ring around the aorta – will avoid the complications of hemorrhaging and thrombosis because it will not be in contact with blood. A facial-reconstruction project aimed at restoring patients’ ability to create facial expressions will follow. Read the whole article
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    Research

    11.12.17 — Computer-Human Interaction Lab for Learning & Instruction Monday December 18th, 11:15, RLC D1 740 Read the whole article
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    11.12.17 — Computer-Human Interaction Lab for Learning & Instruction Monday December 18th, 10:15, RLC D1 661 Read the whole article
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    11.12.17 — Mediacom Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize and the inventor of microcredit, visited EPFL today where he led a conference. The school took this opportunity to announce a new social impact initiative, which includes the creation of the first Yunus Social Business Center in Switzerland. Read the whole article
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    11.12.17 — Institute of Digital Humanities The 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction took place in Scotland in November 2017. Read the whole article
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    11.12.17 — Library Services will be reduced during a short period at the Library. Read the whole article