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    11.05.18 — Innovation Last May 4th, maxon motor inaugurated the maxon innovation Lab (miLab) in building F at EPFL Innovation Park, on the campus of EPFL. Read the whole article
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    11.05.18 — Mediacom On 16 and 23 May, 24 students from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) will treat the public to some improv at the Arsenic Theater as part of their final project for the course “Collective creation: improv-arts & engineering.” Read the whole article
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    10.05.18 — Mediacom People using brain-computer interface are more efficient when both human and machine are allowed to learn. EPFL researchers trained two tetraplegic users to compete in the international Cybathlon BCI race. Both incrementally learned how to control the BCI, and obtained the best performances at the competition, confirming researchers’ hypothesis that mutual learning plays a fundamental role in BCI training. Read the whole article
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    10.05.18 — SV | Life Sciences The largest study to-date on the DNA of ancient leprosy bacteria reveals previously unknown diversity of strains in medieval Europe. Scientists from EPFL's Global Health Institute were among the leading contributors. Read the whole article
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    10.05.18 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Replacing the wheat straw used in biorefining with vetiver could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 180%. What’s more, the grass is easy to grow, is not a food source and can reinforce damaged soil. Read the whole article
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    09.05.18 — Library The EPFL Library Teaching team would like to learn more about your literature tracking and citing habits in order to improve its course offer. Read the whole article
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    09.05.18 — Mediacom Smart Move is a network of academic institutions that aims to turn the Lake Geneva region into an internationally renowned center for sports-related research and training. This network of nine institutions – including EPFL – will work to cultivate cross-disciplinary projects and strengthen ties with other entities that have an interest in this field. Network members will be present at The Spot, a sports-themed event to be held on 15 and 16 May at the SwissTech Convention Center. Read the whole article
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    09.05.18 — Institute of Mechanical Engineering Accessing through Keyholes – Continuum Robots at Small Scales Read the whole article
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    08.05.18 — IC in the news Some children's books end up advertised at outrageous prices on online sales sites. RTS led the investigation. The algorithms are among the suspects. Lê Nguyên Hoang, ZettaBytes Project Lead of IC School provides his take on these cases. Read the whole article
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    08.05.18 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory We seek outstanding postdocs in stream ecosystem science and aquatic microbiome research. Contact Prof. Tom Battin for details. Read the whole article