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    20.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics Using the robot Thymio created out of NCCR Robotics, on 24th January a special edition of the R2t2 event took place in America and the Caribbean with 100 kids and teenagers competing.  Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics Muscular activity contains information on motion intention. By decoding the muscular activity of an arm during reachig-to-grasp motions, Billard Lab were able to detect grasp type in the early stages of a reaching motion which enables fast activation of a robotic hand by teleoperation.  Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics The executive board of ETH Zurich has officially announced that Cybathlon will take place 2020 in Zurich! Also, discover the Cybathlon set of stamps issued by Sierra Leone & find out which Cybathlon image was selected as part of the BBC's most striking photos of 2016. Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics We are pleased to announce Francesco Mondada as chair of the NCCR Robotics Education Committee as of December 2016. We also take this opportunity to thank Aude Billard for her valuable work as previous chair of this committee. Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics Congratulations to NCCR Robotics Spin fund SensArs for winning Venturekick support.  Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — Sustainable campus Abandoned bikes are regularly signaled by students and collaborators. In order to make room for actual bike users, Sustainable Campus took the initiative to organize a large scale action to remove them. It will take place between February 13th and March 31st. Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — Sustainable campus The journey back to school has arrived. Sustainable Campus and the Foundation for EPFL students (FEE) continue their joint road security campaign. For this second edition, "Let's live together" (Cohabitons) will set the pace with various awareness-raising actions. Read the whole article
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    20.02.17 — Mediacom EPFL’s Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements, led by Professor Tobias J. Kippenberg, will coordinate two Horizon 2020 projects for a total of €14 million. The projects will be carried out through two parallel collaborations, Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies (HOT) and Optomechanical Technologies (OMT). Read the whole article
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    19.02.17 — Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling High-throughput computational materials design promises to greatly accelerate the process of discovering new and better materials. Machine learning can help visualizing and rationalizing the structure-property relations between structures in the large databases that result from automated materials searches. Read the whole article
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    18.02.17 — Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling High-order path integral factorizations promise faster convergence of quantum mechanical properties of nuclei in atomistic modelling. A method developed at the Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling makes it easy to use them together with arbitrarily-complex descriptions of inter-atomic potentials. Read the whole article