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    today — Mediacom Scientists from EPFL and ETH Zurich have developed an ultra-light glove – weighing less than 8 grams per finger– that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback and could run on a battery, allowing for unparalleled freedom of movement. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory Experiments with flumes highlightCC_BL_Fig_cover.tif the relevance of environmental heterogeneity for the spatial resilience of stream biofilms Read the whole article
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    yesterday — SCCER - Future Swiss Electrical Infrastructure Invitation Read the whole article
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    13.10.18 — Resilient Steel Structures Laboratory RESSLab researchers Alexander Hartloper (PhD student), Dr. Ahmed Elkady (Post-Doc Scientist) and Prof. Dimitrios Lignos won the first prize in the Phase II NIST-ATC Blind Analysis Contest  Read the whole article
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    13.10.18 — Resilient Steel Structures Laboratory Prof. Lignos gave an invited presentation on "Fragility and Vulnerability Functions for Steel Components and Buildings" during the SERA Worskop as part of the Framework for Seismic Physical Vulnerability Assessment. Read the whole article
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    12.10.18 — SB | Basic Sciences A new study shows that the phase transitions of the exotic material molybdenum ditelluride – a candidate for future electronics – are more complex than previously thought. Read the whole article
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    12.10.18 — Cooperation Scientific cooperation and transdisciplinary research addressing world development challenges Read the whole article
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    12.10.18 — CDM | Management of Technology On October 6th, the EPFL held its 2018 Graduation Ceremony at the EPFL SwissTech Convention Center. During this ceremony, 29 students of the Master in Financial Engineering (MFE) and 32 students of the Master in Management, Technology & Entrepreneurship (MTE) were awarded their diplomas in the company of professors, industry partners, families and friends. Read the whole article
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    11.10.18 — Chair in Operations, Economics and Strategy The Elsevier journal Sustainable Production and Consumption (CiteScore: 3.52) named Prof. Weber a top referee. The award ceremony took place in the opening session of the 2018 International Sustainable Production and Consumption Conference in Manchester at the beginning of October. Read the whole article
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    11.10.18 — Mediacom EPFL scientists will soon be heading off to Antarctica, where they will spend four months collecting reams of meteorological data at Australia’s Davis research station. You can follow their progress on the school’s blog: EPFL Out There. Read the whole article