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    11.05.11 — Institute of Condensed Matter Physics Like atomic-level bricklayers, researchers from the US-DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter (EPFL) have used a precise atom-by-atom layering technique to fabricate an ultrathin transistor-like field effect device to study the conditions that turn insulating materials into high-temperature superconductors. Read the whole article
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    11.05.11 — Signal Processing Laboratory 5 The project SERVASTIC, funded in the framework of the INTERREG IV (France-Switzerland) programme, aimed at developing new tools for improving tele-medicine. This project has been successfully completed a few days ago. See our demonstration video (in French). Read the whole article
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    11.05.11 — Mediacom Renovated from top to bottom, EPFL’s microengineering building is now prepared to house new, highly promising experiments in microengineering and bioengineering. A complex of exceptional cleanrooms - unique in Switzerland - is now available for scientists, students and research partners. Read the whole article
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    10.05.11 — Brain Mind Institute On May 3, 2011, Pierre J. Magistretti, director of the Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, of the Center for Psychiatric Neurosciences, UNIL-CHUV, and of the NCCR “SYNAPSY, the synaptic bases of mental diseases”, was awarded the Camillo Golgi Medal Award, given by the Golgi Foundation in Brescia, in recognition of his contributions to the field of neuroscience. The second recipient was Francesca Merzagora, Founder and President of O.N.Da, National Observatory on Women’s Health. Read the whole article
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    10.05.11 — CDM | Management of Technology Erwan Morellec, Professor at the Swiss Finance Institute @ EPFL and Head of the Swiss Finance Institute PhD program, is once again L’Invité at Le Temps. In his article he explains why CoCos (contingent convertible bonds) offer significant advantages in comparison to alternative measures such as equity issues with regard to decreasing the risk of bankruptcy of banks deemed “too-big-to fail”. Read the whole article
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    10.05.11 — Mediacom EssentialMed, a start-up based at EPFL’s science park, has as its mission the development of medical devices specially designed for poorer countries. To succeed in this, it leverages the know-how of three EPFL laboratories and also the Paul Scherrer Institute. Read the whole article
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    09.05.11 — Swiss Plasma Center 1961 – 2011, 50 years of Research in Plasma Physics. CRPP held its General Meeting with all its employees and shared a standing lunch. Read the whole article
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    09.05.11 — Mediacom New EPFL spin-off Pix4D generates 3D images from simple snapshots and drones using cloud computing and takes time into account as well. Read the whole article
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    07.05.11 — Signal Processing Laboratory 4 Progressive Quantization in Distributed Average Consensus, submitted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Read the whole article
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    07.05.11 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems RSR features the work of Dario Floreano in the Forum Radio program. Read the whole article