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    10.04.11 — CDH | College of humanities Bruno Latour, Navigating through monads – what the digital does to social theory. Read the whole article
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    08.04.11 — Mediacom Perpetuating local know-how and re-establishing a dialog between the various building trades are essential elements of the Indian architect Bijoy Jain’s work. Within the context of Archizoom, he doesn’t exhibit his work, but rather his workshop. A visit full of surprises! Read the whole article
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    07.04.11 — Transportation Center What are maps for? How should they look like? Whom do they serve? What do they defend? These and other similar controversial topics will be brought into the spotlight in the next Latsis EPFL Symposium 2011, organised by the Choros Laboratory, one of our TraCE members, on the hot topic of Mapping Ethics. This symposium, which will be held in April 14-15th, will explore new trends in Cartography and Social Responsability, and will count with distinguished keynote speakers such as Bruno Latour, Carlo Ratti, Michel Lussault and Hervé Le Bras.  The goal of this symposium is to gather original and inspiring contributions that allow for open-minded public lectures with cartographic outsiders and lively debates with informed speakers through in-depth panel discussions. Matters of debate include: are the co-productive processes of map-making erasing individual responsibilities ? Are self-organized collections of geographic data still maps? What are the relationships between citizens and stakeholders through the cartographic medium? How do maps as hybrid iconic, semiotic and symbolic systems bear the clarification of values ? Such are some of the lively topics this symposium will deal with. Read the whole article
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    06.04.11 — Research Office Projects Regulation of energy homeostasis by controlling the acetylation status and activity of a number of enzymes. Read the whole article
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    06.04.11 — Mediacom Developing new high-tech materials and conducting research in cutting edge micro- and nano-technologies for the flourishing watchmaking industry: this is the goal of the new Patek Philippe Chair. Created in collaboration with EPFL, the Chair will be associated with the Institute of Microengineering (IMT) and based in Neuchâtel. Read the whole article
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    05.04.11 — Industrial Energy Systems Laboratory Professor Daniel Favrat, director of the industrial energy system laboratory, has been officially admitted at the French Academy of Technologies on January 31 in a welcome ceremony at the « Palais de la découverte » in Paris. He received the medal of this prestigious academy at the same time as a group of well-known personalities from the scientific and technical world like the president of Caltech Jean-Lou Chameau or the former European commissioner for research M. Philippe Busquin. He is the first Swiss scientist who has been admitted to this academy. Read the whole article
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    05.04.11 — SV | Life Sciences Tej Tadi, young researcher member of the group of Prof. Olaf Blanke, just finalized his thesis work in Neuroscience (his public defense is on April 13, 2011) and was already awarded one of the "Lausanne entrepreneurship Region" PERL Prize for his start-up "MindMaze"... Read the whole article
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    05.04.11 — Mediacom A team at the School of Basic Sciences has made an unexpected discovery in quantum physics. Just as a stone creates a vortex in the wake of a river, EPFL scientists reveal a similar phenomenon at the microscopic level in a semiconductor — a solid state. The new methodology opens up a new field of research in physics with ramifications for the future of quantum computing. Read the whole article
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    05.04.11 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems Click here to read the article titled "Reseracher Presents on Flying Robots" published in The Harvard Crimson Read the whole article
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    04.04.11 — Audiovisual Communications Laboratory Out of 659 candidate papers, the ICASSP Technical Program Committee has selected 6 students to be winners of Best Student Paper Awards. Two out ot the six students are from LCAV. Read the whole article