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    28.02.11 — Mediacom The Rolex Learning Center feature a very unusual game of chess! It will be host to the Chess Game, conceived by the artist Madelon Vriesendorp, whose chess-pieces are models of skyscrapers. Read the whole article
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    25.02.11 — Mediacom Researchers at EPFL have managed, thanks to a revolutionary measurement system, to quantify the performance of a ski jump in real conditions. Read the whole article
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    24.02.11 — Transportation Center This year, the Swiss Transport Research Conference (STRC 2011) will proceed form the 11 may to the 14 may 2011 and will again take place at Monte Verita, Ascona (Ticino). The Swiss Transport Research conference try to act as a forum that brings together researchers using different approaches. Read the whole article
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    24.02.11 — SV | Life Sciences Prof. Ralf Schneggenburger's research group has made a step forward in understanding signal transmission in neuronal networks, thanks to new methods to molecularly influence the nerve terminal. Their innovative approach has been described in two consecutive articles in Neuron and may lead to new research methods for the neurosciences... Read the whole article
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    23.02.11 — Steel Structures Laboratory The Steel Structures Laboratory ICOM  is currently testing steel-concrete composite beams which make use of an innovative connection method to transfer the load between the steel and concrete. The study is part of the PhD thesis work of Dimitrios Papastergiou and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Lebet. The beam test will last until end of April 2011. Read the whole article
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    23.02.11 — SV | Life Sciences Members of Prof. Felix Naef's Lab of Computional Systems Biology have been able to observe the role of a circadian clock in controlling liver function for the first time, thanks to an ultra-high throughput DNA sequencing technique... Read the whole article
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    23.02.11 — Mediacom The third Japan Impact event will take place on the campus of EPFL and will offer to inquiring minds, as well as connoisseurs, a week-end of broadened awareness and discovery of different facets of Japan. We interviewed François Facchin, the communications person for Japan Impact. Read the whole article
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    22.02.11 — Transportation Center Next monday, February 28th, come join us for lunch from 1:30 to 2:30 pm and partipate to an open-minded discussion by Prof. Per-Olof Gutman from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, on the hot topic of Dynamic Pricing for Toll Lanes.   This seminar will take place at GC C2 413 (http://plan.epfl.ch/?room=GCC2413). Read the whole article
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    22.02.11 — Economics and Management of Innovation Absorptive capacity, efficiency effect and competitors’ spillovers Read the whole article
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    22.02.11 — Mediacom A team from EPFL is successfully reviewing existing models describing plasma, this very high temperature ion-and-electron soup. Tested using simulations, this revision paves the way for a better understanding of the design of nuclear fusion reactors, such as ITER. Read the whole article