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    22.02.12 — Prizes and awards The Interdisciplinary Committee of the World Cultural Council has selected Prof. Michael Grätzel as the winner of the ALBERT EINSTEIN World Award of Science 2012. Read the whole article
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    22.02.12 — Mediacom A single fiber-optic can light up computer screens. This innovation put in place by L.E.S.S., a recently formed spin-off of EPFL, brings energy savings of 30% while boosting processors. Read the whole article
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    20.02.12 — Mediacom Scientists have succeeded in modelling what happens when two bodies slide against each other and thereby release the pressure; a discovery that has implications for the understanding of the magnitude of earthquakes. Read the whole article
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    16.02.12 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory  Energy Piles: an emerging technology Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — IC | Computer and Communication Sciences An unexpected flaw has been detected of a system that is widely used for protection of online transactions. Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — Brain Mind Institute The 21st century is being hailed as the "Century of the Brain" whereby international collaboration among top complimentary research centers has become a primary tool for advancing brain research. The new Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC) at the Hebrew University and the Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at the EPFL have recently signed an agreement with the aim to foster a bilateral scientific cooperation. Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — NCCR-Synapsy La schizophrénie touche les jeunes, parlons-en! Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — Swiss Space Center The proliferation of debris orbiting the Earth – primarily jettisoned rocket and satellite components – is an increasingly pressing problem for spacecraft, and it can generate huge costs. To combat this scourge, the Swiss Space Center at EPFL is announcing today the launch of CleanSpace One, a project to develop and build the first installment of a family of satellites specially designed to clean up space debris. Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment It is our pleasure to invite you to the inaugural lecture of Prof. Urs von Gunten! Read the whole article
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    15.02.12 — Swiss Plasma Center CRPP/EPFL makes the headline of PRL with a blob control method inducing convective cells in TORPEX plasmas Read the whole article