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    Ten MOOCs coming up !

    today - Massive open online courses Moocs Check out three exciting new courses and see the list of upcoming classes this fall. Now is the right time to sign up !

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    Solar disinfection

    today - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Dr. Michael Mattle was interviewed by RTS about his work on solar disinfection.

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    New book by Prof. Matthias Finger

    today - Institute of Technology and Public Policy Prof. Matthias Finger has published a new book as an editor entitled "Postal Services in the Digital Age".

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    New Analysis: The First Day of an Oil Spill on the Open Sea

    today - Environmental Chemistry Modeling Laboratory In a study just published in Environmental Science & Technology, Jonas Gros and Deedar Nabi report detailed field measurements and computer simulations of chemical changes in an oil slick during the first day of an open-ocean oil spill.

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    Launch of a new Mobillity Laboratory

    25.07.14 - Institute of Technology and Public Policy Five important partners have signed a letter of intent to create a new Mobility Lab in the canton of Valais: The Canton of Valais, EPFL, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, the city of Sion, EPFL and La Poste, which is the main sponsor of the chair of Management and Network Industries (MIR) directed by Prof. Matthias Finger. This letter is the first step in order to create and test innovative solutions for future mobility in the Valais, which could then be applied to the rest of Switzerland.

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    9 September: Round table on collaboration with Latin America

    25.07.14 - Cooperation SAVE THE DATE! September 9, a round table "Exploration of the potential of collaborative research between Switzerland and Latin America" is organized at EPFL in the frame of the Bilateral Research Programmes 2013-2016, mandate on Latin America.

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    Installation of a back-up generator being tested at CURES

    25.07.14 - EssentialTech As part of the project to develop a back-up generator system that also stabilizes the power grid of a hospital, a pilot installation is currently being tested in the CURES centre (Yaoundé, Cameroon).

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    Our Montreux Jazz installation made it to 24 Heures and TV5 Monde

    25.07.14 - Audiovisual Communications Laboratory A sensory journey in the old casino before the "Smoke on the water" event....

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    EPFL Joins Forces with Pharmaceutical Company to Fight Tuberculosis

    25.07.14 - Mediacom The pharmaceutical company Nearmedic is collaborating with EPFL to participate in the development of a treatment against tuberculosis. The company bought a license covering the use of the molecule in most countries of the former Soviet Union, where multi-resistant strains are prevalent.

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    A new stable and cost-cutting type of perovskite solar cell

    24.07.14 - SB Scientists at the Michael Grätzel Center for Mesoscopic Cells have made a perovskite solar cell that does not require a hole-conducting layer. The novel solar cell achieved energy conversion efficiency of 12.8% and was stable for over 1000 hours under full sunlight. The innovation is expected to significantly reduce the cost of these promising solar cells.

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