EPFL boosts presence in Neuchâtel
— With the development of Microcity, EPFL is establishing its presence in the canton of Neuchâtel. The first stone of the building, which will house the Institute of Microtechnology, was laid on Tuesday, October 11.
Bisphenol A: mothers' exposure increases cancer risk for children
— Researches find link between increased risk of breast cancer in children when mothers are exposed to Bisphenol A during pregnancy or while breast feeding. This important discovery comes on the heels of an international debate about eliminating Bisphenol A in order to protect small children.
Eddies in Einstein's formula
— How does a microscopic particle behave in a liquid? New results published in the journal Nature show that Einstein’s formula for describing this situation needs a little adjustment. This will in turn open up possibilities for new applications, particularly in biology.
Reflex special edition: six megaprojects, one billion euros
— With its Flagships Initiative, the European Union plans to fund science projects of unprecedented size. A special edition of EPFL’s magazine outlines the six projects that are competing for this funding jackpot – three of which are Swiss.
EPFL scientists in Haiti to combat cholera transmission
— Two EPFL laboratories have rallied round Terre des Hommes Lausanne. They have created a working group with the aim of developing tools capable of predicting how the bacteria will spread, and organizing healthcare initiatives efficiently.
A guiding light for new directions in energy production
— Demetri Psaltis, Dean of the School of Engineering, says advances in the field could help solve the energy challenge.
The professional world comes to EPFL
— From October 4-12, the EPFL Forum is a must for students to meet with representatives from the professional world. More than 140 companies are participating.