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    today — Economics and Management of Innovation Dr. Fabiana Visentin and PhD Student Charles Ayoubi will present their paper co-authored with Michele Pezzoni at the next NBER workshop (National Bureau of Economic ResearchI) in July in Cambridge, MA. Their paper is entitled "The Important Thing is Not to Win, it is to Take Part: What if Scientists Benefit From Participating in Research Grant Competitions?" Read the whole article
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    today — Gaznat Chair for advanced separations Our paper of ENACT process is published as the Frontispiece on Advanced Functional Materials Read the whole article
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    today — Cooperation Are you interested in the practical application of innovative technologies for development? The Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) Invites you to be part of the solution! Read the whole article
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    today — SB | Basic Sciences At its meeting of 16-17 May 2018, the ETH Board has announced the appointment of Yimon Aye as Associate Professor of Chemistry in the School of Basic Sciences (SB). Read the whole article
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    today — Chaire Gaz Naturel L'AGEFI, a Swiss daily newspaper focused on economics, finance, and politics, has published an article on Gaznat's (a Swiss natural gas company) desire to collaborate with EPFL researchers to help with its transition to a more modern energy policy. Read the whole article
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    Innovation

    today — Mediacom A new gene therapy for treating an inherited form of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has been given an Orphan Drug Designation by the European Medicines Agency. The therapy is already in preclinical development at EPFL. Read the whole article
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    today — Institute of Mechanical Engineering Functional interpretation for transverse arches of human foot About 8 million years ago, the common ancestor of the human and chimpanzee lineages had feet without arches and with a structure similar to our hands. In this talk, we consider the function of the transverse arch of the human foot as a structural element and juxtapose the results in the context of fossilized feet from human ancestors. Read the whole article
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    Campus Life

    yesterday — EPFL Photonics Chapter The EPFL Photonics Chapter (EPC) is very pleased to announce and cordially invite you to our monthly ‘Pizza-Optics-Beer’ (POB) seminar on May 23rd at 18:15 in room CM 013. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Cooperation A collaborative effort between the EPFL's EssentialTech program and the Federal Laboratory for Materials Testing and Research (Empa) in St.Gallen, the HelloMask project is working to create a new type of material that could be used in the development of a transparent medical mask that is unique in its kind. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Soil Mechanics Laboratory Professor Lyesse Laoui will deliver a keynote lecture at 1st Computational & Geoenvironmental Geomechanics for Underground and Subsurface Structures Symposium, to be held from February 12 to 14, 2019, at Nancy, France. Read the whole article