EPFL Rocket Team crowned European champion of rocket launching
The EPFL Rocket Team was crowned champion at this year’s European Rocketry Challenge (EuRoC) in Ponte de Sor, Portugal. Now in its second year, this competition held by the Portuguese Space Agency brought together 19 teams from across Europe.
Fish are being increasingly exposed to endocrine disrupters
Microplastics, owing to their chemical properties, can carry micropollutants into a fish’s digestive system where they are subsequently released through the action of its gastric and intestinal fluids. EPFL scientists, working in association with other research institutes, have studied this process by looking specifically at progesterone – often pointed to as an endocrine disrupter.