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    yesterday — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Researchers from EPFL and the Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique (CSEM) have analyzed a number of obstacles – and identified solutions – to equipping buildings with photovoltaic technology. Their findings have been published in Nature Energy. We spoke with professors Christophe Ballif (STI) and Emmanuel Rey (ENAC), two of the authors of this cross-disciplinary study. Read the whole article
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    19.06.18 — SB | Basic Sciences EPFL physicists have found a way to reverse electron spins using electric fields for the first time, paving the way for programmable spintronics technologies. Read the whole article
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    19.06.18 — Mediacom Palm oil has become part of our daily lives, but a recent study by EPFL and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) serves as a reminder that intensive farming of this crop has a major impact on the environment. Both short- and long-term solutions exist, however. Read the whole article
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    19.06.18 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory 24 Heures have published a long piece devoted to the activities of Prof. Lyesse Laloui, head of the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics at EPFL Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — SV | Life Sciences EPFL and US scientists have developed a computational method that can design synthetic cell receptors that can be used to isolate how drugs work in a cell, minimize or even altogether prevent side effects and redirect their action. Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — Science Outreach Department Saturday 16 June, the organizers of the Internet & Code course for girls in the canton Schaffhausen officially handed the certificates to the participants. Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — Risk Analytics and Optimization Chair The 31st Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization (ECCO) was held at the University of Fribourg in June 2018. Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — Institute of Digital Humanities Florian Jaton is a PhD student that was funded by a SNF (Swiss National Science Foundation) DOC.CH grant. This type of funding requires two supervisors from two different universities. Prof. Dominique Vinck from UNIL was his main supervisor and Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk from EPFL was his co-supervisor. Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — Chair for Green Economy and Resource Governance Dr. Albert Merino-Saum, Dr. Marta Giulia Baldi and Ian Gunderson attended the Workshop on Green Growth Indicators co-organized by the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), UN Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) (Geneva 07-08.06.2018) Read the whole article
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    18.06.18 — Laboratory for Experimental Museology + The exhibition, "Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters", created by Prof. Sarah Kenderdine (Laboratory for Experimental Museology), and shown at the National Museum of Australia won the Museums & Galleries National Awards 2018 (MAGNA 2018), level 4, and was also selected as the National Winner. Read the whole article