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    21.06.18 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment (GETE) journal has published a themed issue "Selected Papers from the International Workshop on Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales". Read the whole article
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    21.06.18 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies In an article published in the international journal "Building and Environment", the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) presents the results of the research project SIPRIUS, produced with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The publication allows in particular discovering "SIPRIUS+", an operational monitoring tool facilitating the transformation of urban brownfields into sustainable neighborhoods. Read the whole article
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    21.06.18 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory Prof. Lyesse Laloui is co-founder of the International Joint Research Center for Energy Geotechnics in China, a new international technology cooperation platform. Read the whole article
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    21.06.18 — Mediacom An EPFL study has shown that Amazonian trees measuring more than 30 meters are more resistant to precipitation variations than other, shorter trees. This information is key to more accurately predicting how the rainforest, which is an important component of the carbon cycle, will react to climate change. Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — Mediacom A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress fat cell formation. This discovery was made using single-cell transcriptomics and opens entirely new avenues to combat obesity and related diseases such as diabetes. Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — EPFL Fribourg To meet the 2050 energy goals by 2022: this is the challenge of the smart living lab’s future building at blueFACTORY. On 19 June 2018, the Grand Council of the Canton of Fribourg approved a refundable loan of 25 millions francs for the construction of the building by 92 votes to 3. Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — SCCER - Future Swiss Electrical Infrastructure Wattmeters: hope or hype? Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory At the World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC-7), held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, PV-Lab’s doctoral students Gizem Nogay and Florent Sahli both won the best student paper award. Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — SB | Basic Sciences Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are porous materials that can change the way we capture carbon, filter water, and an array of other applications. EPFL chemists have now found the link between mechanical stability and structure, thus overcoming a significant obstacle in optimizing MOFs. Read the whole article
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    20.06.18 — Mediacom EPFL scientists have shown that combining a brain-computer interface (BCI) with functional electrical stimulation (FES) can help stroke victims recover greater use of their paralyzed arm – even years after the stroke. Read the whole article