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    Unraveling the light of fireflies

    today - Mediacom How do fireflies produce those mesmerizing light flashes? Using cutting- edge imaging techniques, scientists from Switzerland and Taiwan have unraveled the firefly’s intricate light-producing system for the first time.

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    Finding innovative solutions for reducing CO2 emissions

    yesterday - Mediacom Today, the company Gaznat SA and EPFL signed an agreement for the creation of two new research chairs. The first one will study ways to seize carbon dioxide (CO2) at its production source and increase its value through its derivatives. The second will be devoted to underground CO2 storage and geo-energy.

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    Keynote talk to be given by Prof. Daniel Kuhn

    yesterday - Risk Analytics and Optimization Chair Prof. Daniel Kuhn was invited to deliver a plenary lecture at the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), which will be held July 12-17, 2015, in Pittsburgh, PA.

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    EPFL students connect to the internet-of-things (IoT)

    yesterday - IEEE Student Branch 09.12.2014 - IEEE student branch and Robopoly organized the first of its kind workshop on the topic of IoT at EPFL, in which the participants had a hands on experience of developing applications for the internet-of-things (IoT)

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    2014 – HATTRICK by Johan Chang

    yesterday - Laboratory for Quantum Magnetism LQM member Johan Chang was among the four EPFL researchers being awarded an SNSF Starting Grant. This completes an impressive hattrick that started by the award of a SNF professorship and the appointment as a tenure track professor at the university of Zürich – all within just one year.

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    Electron spin could be the key to high-temperature superconductivity

    yesterday - Mediacom EPFL scientists take a significant step in our understanding of superconductivity by studying the strange quantum events in a unique superconducting material.

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    Middleware 2014 and 10-Years Best Paper Award for Rachid Guerraoui

    17.12.14 - IC - Prizes & Awards Professor Rachid Guerraoui earns two awards at Middleware: the Middleware Best Paper Award 2014 and the Middleware 10-Years Best Paper Award.

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    Computer Journal Wilkes Award for Serge Vaudenay

    17.12.14 - IC - Prizes & Awards Professor Serge Vaudenay won the Computer Journal Wilkes Award 2014.

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    Building a new nanowire for solar cells

    17.12.14 - SB | Basic Sciences EPFL scientists have been able to make the first-ever nanowires from a “superstar” material that could greatly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

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    Record Investment in EPFL Start-ups

    17.12.14 - Mediacom EPFL start-ups have raised private capital exceeding 220 million Swiss francs in 2014, which is twice the amount of the previous year. The number of young companies created also doubled.

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