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    Effectiveness of multisensory teaching methods demonstrated

    yesterday - NCCR-Synapsy The research team lead by Micah Murray, project leader of the NCCR Synapsy and professor at the University of Lausanne, has shown that your memory abilities can be predicted by how easily you put together auditory and visual information.

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    New publication in the journal Science and Public Policy

    yesterday - Institute of Technology and Public Policy Dr. Viviana Munoz & Dr. Fabiana Visentin have published a new article with Prof. Dominique Foray and Dr. Patrick Gaulé in Science & Public Policy entitled "Can medical products be developed on a non-profit basis? Exploring product development partnerships for neglected diseases".

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    Wrestling with SUMO to combat atherosclerosis

    yesterday - SV | Life Sciences Atherosclerosis is a complex disease that develops from the interplay between hypercholesterolemia, dyslipidemia and chronic inflammation and encompasses several tissues and organs. The disease remains asymptomatic for decades, but eventually an atherosclerotic plaque may rupture, leading to atherothrombosis and in worst case causing a myocardial infarction or stroke, two of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality in the world.

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    Prof. Mancini awarded the Sinergia Grant

    27.08.14 - Swiss Finance Institute Congratulations to Professors Loriano Mancini (Swiss Finance Institute@EPFL), Harald Hau (University of Geneva), Norman Schürhoff (University of Lausanne), Angelo Ranaldo and Jan Wrampelmeyer (University of St. Gallen) who have been awarded the prestigious Sinergia Grant from the Swiss National Fund of CHF 2.1m for their project “The Empirics of Financial Stability”.

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    Dismantling Ships and the Trajectory of Steel

    27.08.14 - Mediacom Summer series, student work (8): Tell me how you dismantle a ship, and I'll tell how a region can prosper from its steel! This could be the motto of this master’s cycle at ENAC during which the projects of two civil engineering students gathered extensive data on the largest dismantling port in the world: Alang in India.

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    Paul Bottinelli's paper accepted to Africacrypt 2014

    25.08.14 - IC - Student awards and publications Paul Bottinelli, who has collaborated with the Security and Cryptography Laboratory (LASEC), headed by Prof. Serge Vaudenay, had his paper accepted to Africacrypt 2014. The title of the paper is "Breaking the IOC Authenticated Encryption Mode". It was written together with Reza Reyhanitabar and Serge Vaudenay.

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    Inkjet Printed Superparamagnetic Polymer Composite Hemispheres

    25.08.14 - Microsystems Laboratory Congratulations to Loic Jacot-Descombes, Massimo Mastrangeli and Maurizio R. Gullo who co-authored a nice paper in collaboration with ETH that also made it to the cover page of Nanoscale

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    Smartphones set out to decipher a cryptographic system

    25.08.14 - Mediacom While carrying out her master thesis on computer science, Ramasamy Gowthami participated in the creation of an Android app by means of which users get together to crack a modern cryptographic code.

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    "Davantage de femmes dans les sciences : mobilisons-nous !"

    25.08.14 - Equal Opportunities Office Article in French published by the "Tribune de Genève" the 19th of August

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    Signal amplification through cavity optomechanics

    22.08.14 - SB | Basic Sciences EPFL researchers have developed a theoretical method that uses optomechanics to amplify weak signals.

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