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    23.05.18 — 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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    22.05.18 — 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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    22.05.18 — 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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    22.05.18 — 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
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    22.05.18 — Composite Construction Laboratory Dr Haifeng Fan, based on his PhD obtained from EPFL-CCLab in 2017, has been granted “the 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad” by the China Scholarship Council. Congratulations! Read the whole article
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    22.05.18 — Mediacom For his Master’s project, a civil engineering student at EPFL dimensioned and then made a fiberglass skateboard. Applying digital techniques to the design process, this resulted in a product that is more solid than a traditional skateboard. It will be available for test rides at EPFL’s Vivapoly on 24 May. Read the whole article
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    22.05.18 — Group for Functionalized Biomaterials The work of François in collaboration with HUG has just been accepted in Bionconjugate Chemistry: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00190 Congratulations! Read the whole article
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    21.05.18 — Mediacom Using a new mode of atomic force microscopy, researchers at EPFL have found a way to see and measure protein assembly in real time and with unprecedented detail. Read the whole article
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    18.05.18 — Library Take part in the next EPFL Library training seminar for PhDs and get an overview of all steps you will go through from literature search to the publication of your outputs. Gather practical tools and tips to become more efficient and avoid common pitfalls. Read the whole article
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    18.05.18 — Chair for Green Economy and Resource Governance GERG scientist Dr. Gerasimenko delivered a keynote speech at the Annual meeting of Swiss PET Recycling Association on new approach to circular economy transformation.  Read the whole article