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    Energy Geostructures and Thermal Piles

    yesterday - Soil Mechanics Laboratory Thomas Mimouni (Laboratory of Soil Mechanics) will present his PhD dissertation on Energy Geostructures and Thermal Piles. Here is the abstract:

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    SNSF Starting Grants awarded to 27 researchers

    yesterday - Research Office We are pleased to announce that 4 researchers of EPFL were funded. 145 Researchers submitted their SNSF StG project proposals in March 2014. This transitional measure of the SNSF offered the Swiss research community an adequate substitute for ERC grants.

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    GREEN DENSITY selected among the finalists of the 2014 Roberval Award

    yesterday - Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies GREEN DENSITY is among the books selected as finalists in the “Higher education” category of the 2014 Roberval Award. Edited by the Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR), this publication presents six original visions developed for the Waldstadt sector (Bern) within Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST). Pursuing an interdisciplinary approach at various intervention scales - from urban design to constructive detail - they aim at experimenting, assessing and comparing various urban shapes in a perspective of urban sustainability.

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    Schizophrenic brains take indirect paths

    yesterday - Mediacom Analysis of the structural connectivity in the brains of 16 schizophrenia patients reveals several zones affected by the disease and their reduced network connectivity.

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    Slice of (mobile) Life as a graphic novel

    21.11.14 - Transportation Center EPFL’s Laboratory for Urban Sociology carried out a sociological study on highly mobile individuals in Europe. The outcome of the study has now been published as a graphic novel with six portraits of workers that spend much of their time commuting.

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    Discussion with a Nobel Prize to celebrate the CDM's anniversary

    21.11.14 - CDM | Management of Technology The celebration of the College of Management of Technology's 10th anniversary drew a large crowd to listen to Edmund Phelps, Nobel Prize in Economics, discuss his vision of dynamism and innovation in the West.

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    The next level of gene regulation

    21.11.14 - Mediacom Scientists at EPFL and University of Geneva have discovered how the same genes under the same regulation can still produce different organs in the developing fetus. The discovery brings a new understanding of how genes have evolved and how they are controlled by extremely precise mechanisms.

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    Dan David Prize - new call

    21.11.14 - Research Office Call for Scholarship Applications 2015

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    New call for proposals - The Parkinson's Disease Foundation

    21.11.14 - Research Office The Parkinson's Disease Foundation has several grant opportunities for the upcoming 2014-2015 grant cycle.

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    A new role for serotonin in psychiatric vulnerability

    21.11.14 - NCCR-Synapsy Prof Dayer’s team has unveiled the crucial role of a serotonin receptor in the assembly of brain circuits.

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