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    yesterday — Research Office H2020 – New Networking Tool for Horizon 2020 Call Topics ICT for Health, Wellbeing & Demographic Change. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Astrophysics On September 14, 2015 at 5:51 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (09:51 UTC), the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, USA both measured ripples in the fabric of spacetime – gravitational waves – arriving at the Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. The new Advanced LIGO detectors had just been brought into operation for their first observing run when the very clear and strong signal was captured. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Mediacom Swiss companies may be preparing to shift production out of the country after the franc was unpegged from the euro. This is one of the main conclusions of the first academic study of the topic, which was conducted by economists from EPFL and the University of Geneva. Read the whole article
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    11.02.16 — CDM | Management of Technology Professor Luisa Lambertini has been invited by the Research Bureau of the People's Bank of China to conduct a study on the Chinese housing market. Read the whole article
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    11.02.16 — Network Industry Management & e-governance The Chair in Management of Network Industries, directed by Prof. Matthias Finger, will offer its first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the Management of Urban Infrastructures as of February 15th, 2016. Read the whole article
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    10.02.16 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies Prof. Emmanuel Rey of the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) was invited on February 10 to give a lecture within the framework of the Specialized Master "Real Estate, Building, Energy" organized by the Ecole des Ponts (ENPC) in partnership with the Scientific and Technical Centre for Building (CSTB). His talk dealt with the strategies favoring the sustainable urban regeneration of disused railway areas. Read the whole article
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    10.02.16 — Geodetic Engineering Laboratory The International conference on Sensor Calibration & Orientation (EuroCOW) takes place at Polydome, EPFL between Feb 10-12, 2016. It brings together the world experts, both from public and private sectors, to present and discuss the recent findings and developments in sensor calibration, orientation, navigation and mobile mapping. Read the whole article
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    10.02.16 — EPFL Publications Infoscience “Experimental investigation of electrical domestic heat pumps equipped with a twin-stage oil-free radial compressor” is the first thesis published under a Creative Commons (CC) License at EPFL. After many years of research, Jean-Baptiste Carré gives access in 2015 to his whole PhD work, under CC BY license and shows the numerous advantages of these licenses for research and researchers. Read the whole article
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    10.02.16 — NCCR-Robotics Drones learn to follow forest trails in search of lost people A team of Swiss researchers have taught drones how to recognise and follow forest trails all by themselves. This research unlocks application of drones for search and rescue of people lost in wilderness areas. The research has been published on the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters and will be presented in May at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Stockholm. Read the whole article
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    10.02.16 — Mediacom Using a new computer program, EPFL researchers offer unusual insight into the universe of Star Wars, which includes more than 20,000 characters spread among 640 communities over a period of 36,000 years. Read the whole article