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    16.10.17 — Science Outreach Department During October 2017 school holidays 103 girls and boys aged 10 to 13 years attended science activities at EPFL. Read the whole article
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    16.10.17 — Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization Chair Prof. Marc Gruber has authored a new publication with Prof. Ian C. MacMillan on Entrepreneurial Behavior. Read the whole article
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    16.10.17 — Center for Neuroprosthetics The first data-driven whole-brain cortical parcellation derived from dynamic functional connectivity is introduced and reveals meaningful long-range functional patterns and rich fine-scale details. This study appears in Nature Scientific Reports this month. Read the whole article
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    15.10.17 — Mediacom The Swiss team and their solar house, the NeighborHub, has won the prestigious Solar Decathlon 2017 competition in the Unites States. The Swiss Living Challenge and its multidisciplinary team - 4 schools, 250 students (44 in Denver), 150 supervisors from the professional and academic sectors, and close to 50 sponsors - received the highest award. This unique experience is not only an important victory, but also an unforgettable and educational human adventure. Read the whole article
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    15.10.17 — SCCER - Future Swiss Electrical Infrastructure Registrations and Best poster competition Read the whole article
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    13.10.17 — Spin Orbit Interaction Spectroscopy After four years of devoted work Stefan Muff successfully defended his PhD thesis titled “Manipulation of the two-dimensional states at titanate surfaces studied by ARPES”. Read the whole article
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    13.10.17 — Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment The journal of the Swiss Chemical Society CHIMIA highlights a chemiluminescence-based method developed at the LTQE for the analysis of total N-nitrosamines concentration in water published in 2017 in Analytical Chemistry. Breider F., von Gunten U., Quantification of Total N-Nitrosamine Concentrations in Aqueous Samples via UV-Photolysis and Chemiluminescence Detection of Nitric Oxide, Analytical Chemisty, 89, 3, 2017. Read the whole article
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    13.10.17 — Reconfigurable Robotics Lab Robots with muscle-like actuators made of silicone rubber elastomers have been created by roboticists in Switzerland Read the whole article
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    13.10.17 — Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment Mr Karim-Alexandre Essaïed has won the CSD Environment Award 2017 for his Master thesis on the development of a new analytical method for measuring the total concentration of potent mutagenic and carcinogenic N-Nitrosamines in water. This award rewards an excellent master project whose quality is distinguished by solutions that increase the quality of life and the environment. The method developed by Mr. Essaïed is simple to apply and constitutes the basis for new developments at the Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment. Read the whole article
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    13.10.17 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The Ecoparc Forum 2017, held on September 8 at Microcity, the EPFL antenna in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, was the occasion to present the prototype of a new façade constructive system. The prototype is the result of a partnership between the CSEM, the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) of the EPFL and the company H.Glass. It is part of the PV 2050 research project, realized with the support of the Swiss National Fund (SNF) in the framework of the National Research Programs "Energy Turnaround" (NRP 70). Read the whole article