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    yesterday — Mediacom EPFL’s Laboratory of Soil Mechanics has developed an easily reproducible technique using bacteria and urea to reinforce sandy or gravelly terrain. A series of chemical reactions lead to the rapid formation of mineral crystals that bind the ground particles together. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology The LNB group will present three talks at the 233rd ECS meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday 14th and Thursday 17th of May 2018. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology To celebrate the three years of the LNB and the end of the year, the group enjoyed a snowy weekend with family and friends. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Astrophysics Thibault Kuntzer of EPFL's Laboratory of Astrophysics was awarded a PhD in January 2018 for his thesis: "Machine-learning methods for weak lensing analysis of the ESA Euclid sky survey". Read the whole article
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    22.01.18 — Mediacom EPFL scientists are developing a lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton that can be controlled with brainwaves. The device enhances performance of brain-machine interfaces and can restore functional grasps for the physically impaired. Read the whole article
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    22.01.18 — Science Outreach Department On Saturday 20 January 2018 took place the award ceremony of the courses Internet & Code pour les filles and Internet & Code für Mädchen in Sierre. Read the whole article
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    22.01.18 — Science Outreach Department The EPFL Science Outreach Department is proud to announce the creation of a Coding Club for girls aged 11 to 15 who have already followed one of the EPFL coding or robotics courses for girls. Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — STI | School of Engineering Professors Camille Brès and Georg Fantner, from EPFL’s School of Engineering, have both been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants. These highly prestigious grants are designed to support young researchers with seven to twelve years of experience who have a solid track record and a top-notch research project. Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — Power Electronics Laboratory Power Electronics Laboratory receives research funding from the Swiss Federal Office of Energy Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — Project EPFL Valais Wallis Avec l’avènement des énergies renouvelables, le stockage représente un défi technique et économique majeur, en particulier le stockage longue durée. On pense aux barrages, mais le Valais pourrait bientôt voir apparaître une autre option proposée par GRZ Technologies, une start-up issue de l’EPFL Valais. Read the whole article