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    01.11.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory The company has just released its top 10 most popular destinations in Geneva. Four and five-star hotels are among them. Vincent Kaufmann, Professor of Urban Sociology at EPFL, explains that for these clients Uber is comforting because of the language spoken and the price to be paid. Read the whole article
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    01.11.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory Vincent Kaufmann, Professor of Urban Sociology and Mobility Analysis at EPFL, reacts in La Côte on the reasons why Swiss people sometimes have more than one residence. Read the whole article
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    01.11.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory Many companies share the shared bike market. But how lucrative is this market? Emmanuel Ravalet, researcher at the EPFL, believes that the system is very costly for the communities. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Mediacom Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk over ground thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant. In a double study published in Nature and Nature Neuroscience, Swiss scientists Grégoire Courtine (EPFL and CHUV/Unil) and Jocelyne Bloch (CHUV/Unil) show that, after a few months of training, the patients were able to control previously paralyzed leg muscles even in the absence of electrical stimulation. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — EPFL Fribourg The smart living lab has created a new website in three languages to draw attention to its R&D activities focused on the built environment of the future. The research center’s 2017 annual report will also be published as a website for the first time. Find out more about its flagship projects such as the collaborative parallel studies mandate for construction of the building where the smart living lab will be housed in the future or its research infrastructures modeled after the NeighborHub solar house, which gave the Swiss team its victory at the Solar Decathlon in the United States only a year ago. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Life Sciences | SV Dr Gioele La Manno is the first Scholar of the EPFL Life Sciences Early Independence Research program, a revolutionary fellowship that gives exceptionally talented PhD graduates the kind of research independence they could usually only get much later in their career. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Laboratory for Neuroengineering Promising Research Poster Award at Nano Biotech Montreaux 2018 Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Basic Sciences | SB Professor Majed Chergui has been voted a Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Computer and Communication Sciences | IC Rachid Guerraoui, professor at the Center for Digital Trust at EPFL, talks about his research work in collaboration with Microsoft. Read the whole article
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    31.10.18 — Institute of Mechanical Engineering The physics of crushing and smashing: Cascades and cataclysmic changes, Tuesday 6 November 2018 12:15 - 13:15 MED 0 1418 Read the whole article