EPFL creates unscratchable gold
— EPFL scientists have created 18-karat gold that’s harder than tempered steel and virtually unscratchable.
2011 news highlights - Engineering
— Images sent from space, diffusing low-tech mines, composite materials for lighter cars, and smaller and more efficient electronics are some of the headlines from the School of Engineering this year at EPFL.
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.