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    06.07.18 — Library Due to refitting work, the Science and Society area will be closed to the public between July 9 and 23, 2018. Noise pollution is to be expected during this period. The collections will be available with limited access. Read the whole article
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    06.07.18 — Mediacom LakeDiamond, an EPFL spin-off that produces and customizes ultra-pure diamonds for industrial use, is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) today. Through this blockchain-based approach to crowdfunding, the company plans to sell just over two million virtual tokens, each of which is worth one machine-hour. Read the whole article
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    06.07.18 — Molecular engineering of optoelectronic nanomaterials Lab LIMNO reports that crystal structure disorder is a critical material parameter in the performance of ZnFe2O4 for solar fuel production. Read the whole article
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    06.07.18 — Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory An interactive and openly accessible online database has been established by the EPFL EMC Lab and the University of Applied Sciences IICT to present extreme values of lightning parameters. The database has been presented at the 25th International Lightning Detection Conference & 7th International Lightning Meteorology Conference, March 12-15, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA Read the whole article
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    05.07.18 — Power Electronics Laboratory Dynamic Modeling of Magnetic Components for Circuit Simulations of Power Electronic Systems Read the whole article
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    05.07.18 — Mediacom The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of six professors at EPFL. Read the whole article
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    05.07.18 — Mediacom Béla Kapossy is the new director of EPFL’s College of Humanities. He will take up his duties on 1 August. A historian with a keen interest in the political and economic ideas that shaped the modern era, Professor Kapossy shares with us his fascination with new technologies and the social, ethical and philosophical issues they raise. Read the whole article
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    05.07.18 — Research Office After the success of the first 3 editions, the fourth ESPT Summer School will be dedicated to the theme «Precision Medicine & Personalized Health». The event will take place from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 September 2018 at the Biotech Campus in Geneva. Read the whole article
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    05.07.18 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The modulart.ch platform, an online magazine dedicated to the design of modular buildings, made a report on the research project entitled Working Space. It focuses on the development of a new modular wooden system for the vertical extension of existing administrative buildings. Thanks to a partnership between the Canton of Vaud and the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST), a first realization is nearing completion on a building located in the center of Lausanne. Read the whole article
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    04.07.18 — Mediacom EPFL scientists have discovered two small-molecule compound series that can effectively block a central pathway of the innate immune system, offering a promising new way for treating autoinflammatory diseases. The study is published in Nature. Read the whole article