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    09.08.11 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems "Swarmanoid, The Movie" receives the AAAI-2011 Best Video Award at the San Francisco annual event. The flying robots presented in the video, the Eyebots, were developed at the LIS. Read the whole article
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    03.08.11 — Mediacom An electromagnetic three-phase motor, invented by EPFL’s Integrated Actuators Laboratory, will enable the watchmaking industry to build watches that are three times more efficient and that can include more applications. Read the whole article
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    02.08.11 — Mediacom The m1 metro line between Lausanne-Flon and EPFL will be closed for alterations from Monday August 8 to Wednesday August 17. Read the whole article
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    01.08.11 — Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization Chair Prof. Marc Gruber receives the 3rd prize in the 2011 EBS Innovation Management Best Paper Competition Read the whole article
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    01.08.11 — CDM | Management of Technology Prof. Marc Gruber receives the 3rd prize in the 2011 EBS Innovation Management Best Paper Competition Read the whole article
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    01.08.11 — Environmental Engineering Under the right conditions, the sludge of bacterial and protozoan organisms which are used to remove carbon, nitrogen, and phosphate from water in wastewater treatment plants will aggregate into solid granules. Read the whole article
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    29.07.11 — SB | Basic Sciences Professor Tatsuya Nakada, head of EPFL’s High Energy Physics Laboratory, has been appointed secretary of the European Strategy Session of Council. It’s a pivotal role for coordinating research policy in particle physics at the European level. Read the whole article
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    28.07.11 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Around the world, cities are growing as people leave the countryside to participate in urban life. Anxious to sustain and improve the quality of living in their cities, urban developers are beginning to look down, not up, for buildable space. A recent article in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) explores this underground expansion, highlighting the role played by Professor Aurèle Parriaux of the EPFL's GEOLEP lab in studying out how to include the underground in urban land-use planning. Read the whole article
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    28.07.11 — WingX Members of the Faculty of 1000 (F1000) rank the Bioinformatics article on "GeneNetWeaver: In silico benchmark generation and performance profiling of network inference methods" among the top 2% of published articles in biology and medicine. Read the whole article
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    27.07.11 — Mediacom Many substances and nutrients are exchanged across the cell membrane. EPFL scientists have developed a method to observe these exchanges, by taking a highly accurate count of the number of proteins found there. Their research has just been published in the Journal Plos One. Read the whole article