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    Galaxy clusters collide; dark matter still a mystery

    yesterday - Mediacom When galaxy clusters collide, their dark matters pass through each other, with very little interaction. Deepening the mystery, a study by scientists at EPFL and the University of Edinburgh challenges the idea that dark matter is composed of particles.

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    LIPID travels to Reykjavik to present an interdisciplinary animation

    yesterday - Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design Siobhan Rockcastle and Maria Ámundadóttir travelled to Iceland to present a video animation of their research at “The Dynamics of Darkness in the North” conference - conceived, simulated, and created in close collaboration with Mandana Sarey Khanie.

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    Siobhan Rockcastle and Marilyne Andersen featured in Phoenix Magazine

    yesterday - Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design Phoenix, an architectural magazin by B + L Verlags, has featured the research of Siobhan Rockcastle and Marilyne Andersen in its inaugural issue. Published in mid-February, this publication is the first German translation of their work on daylight dynamics. Through a brief analysis of three contemporary architectural spaces, Siobhan and Marilyne introduce the context for an application of their scientific research in daylight performance.

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    Limited impact of climate change on water resources in Switzerland

    yesterday - ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Over the next 50 years, climate change is likely to lead to a substantial increase in the price of drinking water in Switzerland. Simulations show that the impact on households and the economy will be small.

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    Lemoptix bought by Intel Corporation

    yesterday - Mediacom EPFL spin-off Lemoptix SA has just been acquired by Intel, the US microprocessor giant. The value of the acquisition has not been made public. Lemoptix has developed a miniature projection system used in many applications, including virtual-reality glasses.

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    Two GHI scientists win Swiss Tuberculosis award

    yesterday - SV | Life Sciences The Swiss Foundation for Tuberculosis Research has given their annual SwissTB award to Giulia Manina and Jan Rybniker at the Global Health Institute, homed at the EPFL School of Life Sciences.

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    Intel acquires a second EPFL spin-off

    yesterday - Innovation and Technology Transfer After Composyt Light Labs, the world's leading semiconductor company strengthens its presence in the Lausanne area with the acquisition of Lemoptix.

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    IDEAS Lecture | 01 April 2015

    yesterday - Integrated Design Architecture and Sustainability Raphaël MENARD will be the speaker of the next IDEAS lecture, entitled "Energy harvesting of the future: the dilemma of density". It will take place on Wednesday April 1st, 2015 at 2:15 pm in room CO 121 (Building CO).

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    Stéphanie Lacour selected as a WEF Young Global Leader

    25.03.15 - Prizes and awards Congratulations to Professor Stéphanie Lacour, who has been selected as a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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    Watch else?

    25.03.15 - Science! on tourne After the recent news that the Apple Watch is on the verge of entering the wearables market, it begs the question: are these products really of any use?

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