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    13.08.18 — SB | Basic Sciences Scientists from EPFL and Berkeley have developed a computational method for designing a new type of two-dimensional carbon materials called Schwarzites. Read the whole article
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    13.08.18 — Mediacom Summer series. Student project (7/9) – A chemical engineering student at EPFL has developed a model to simulate the metabolism of the malaria parasite in its dormant state, when drugs have no effect on it. This model could be the key to eradicating the disease. Read the whole article
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    12.08.18 — Laboratory of Nanochemistry for Energy Catalysts are mortal - they are born, they age, and they degrade with use. But what actually happens while they operate? (by Adam Weingarten @NatureComms)  Read the whole article
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    10.08.18 — Mediacom EPFL neuroscientists have identified a brain mechanism that is linked to aggression and violent behavior, potentially forming the basis for treating aggression in several psychiatric disorders. Read the whole article
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    10.08.18 — SCCER - Future Swiss Electrical Infrastructure At the recent call of SFOE Grid program, 7 out of 9 approved projects were from SCCER-FURIES partners. This summer series of news will be dedicated to the short description of these projects. Read the whole article
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    10.08.18 — SB | Basic Sciences When a metal surface catalyzes a chemical process, the surface atoms aren’t all the same. EPFL scientists have bridged the gap between lab and plant by studying methane dissociation on the (211) crystal face of platinum. Read the whole article
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    09.08.18 — Mediacom By applying a computer program that mimics the way the human brain learns to identify objects, EPFL scientists are now able to reconstruct images that have been degraded by passing through an optical fiber. Read the whole article
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    09.08.18 — Chair in Operations, Economics and Strategy At the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Electronic Commerce in Tianjin, China, Prof. Weber was accorded the honor to deliver the opening plenary address. In his speech, he discussed the question “Is there New Economics in the Sharing Economy?” providing an overview of current results and interesting future research directions in the domain of collaborative consumption. Prof. Weber has been also invited to co-edit a special issue of the Elsevier journal Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (5-year Impact-Factor: 3.181) with papers developed from selected conference contributions. Read the whole article
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    08.08.18 — SB | Basic Sciences An extension to the breakthrough “tilt-less” 3D electron imaging technique, developed by EPFL researchers, has won a Microscopy Today Innovation Award. Read the whole article
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    07.08.18 — Audiovisual Communications Laboratory Science and nature Read the whole article