Le Corbusier, a revised vision of the architect and his work
— Roberto Gargiani unveils a different vision of Switzerland's most famous architect - Le Corbusier. Published at EPFL Press.
2011 news highlights - Computer and communications sciences
— Augmented reality, 3 D pictures, reduction of data centers energy consumption, are some of the domains explored by IC School scientists. Here is a selection of this year’s headlines.
Model shows how façade pollutants make it into the environment
— Peak concentrations of biocides from house paint prove prevalent in urban river basins.
Leiden Ranks EPFL as Europe's Top University
— The latest ranking from Leiden University has just been released; EPFL comes in at number twelve in the world ranking and tops the table as the first non-American institution.
Nipping metastases in the bud
— An EPFL / ISREC team has shed new light on how cancer metastases develop. The results they have obtained will open the door to new therapeutic options for treating late stage cancers and preventing secondary tumors from growing.
2011 news highlights – Basic sciences
— Future energies, communications, environment and a better understanding of the Universe are some of the domains explored by SB School scientists. Here is a selection of this year’s headlines.
First Molybdenite Microchip
— Molybdenite, a new and very promising material, can surpass the physical limits of silicon. EPFL scientists have proven this by making the first molybdenite microchip, with smaller and more energy efficient transistors.