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    02.01.18 — Molecular engineering of optoelectronic nanomaterials Lab Dr. Guijarro’s detailed investigation of spinel ferrites MFe2O4 (M = Cu, Mg, Zn) as photoanodes for solar water oxidation, leads to new insights into these promising materials. The paper has been highlighted on the cover of the first issue of Sustainable Energy & Fuels in 2018.  Read the whole article
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    01.01.18 — Mediacom EPFL scientists have produced a data-driven proposal for standardizing the measurements of perovskite solar cell stability and degradation. Published in Nature Energy, the work aims to create consensus in the field and overcome one of the major hurdles on the way to commercializing perovskite photovoltaics. Read the whole article
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    28.12.17 — Library Exams are almost upon us and the EPFL Library has various resources to assist you during finals: opening hours, workspaces, books to borrow... Read the whole article
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    28.12.17 — Mediacom A dazzling victory at the Solar Decathlon, artificial intelligence generating melodies, virtual reality to reduce phantom pain, a robot-fish spy, 12 million francs for a Center of Artificial Muscles ... Some of the EPFL's research and milestones that marked the year 2017. Read the whole article
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    27.12.17 — Library Bruno Vilela, Public Affairs Officer at EuCheMS (European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences), discusses Open Science policies in the "Chemistry in Europe" newsletter. Read the whole article
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    26.12.17 — Mediacom Coral reefs that can survive global warming, an expedition around Antarctica, a booster for genetic research, a personnal virtual heart, a National Center for Data Science... Some of the EPFL's research and milestones that marked the year 2017. Read the whole article
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    25.12.17 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering In the Swiss Alps, the time lag between leafing of trees at high and low altitudes has shortened dramatically since the 1960s due to climate warming. This was the finding of a study conducted by the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) and the University of Neuchâtel in collaboration with EPFL. Read the whole article
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    24.12.17 — Institute of Physics Four physics doctorates received a special distinction from EDOC for their thesis. Read the whole article
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    24.12.17 — Institute of Physics The selection committee for the EPFL doctorate award has given special distinctions to two physics doctorate graduates. Read the whole article
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    24.12.17 — Institute of Physics Fabio Riva got the award for his thesis entitled ‘Verification and validation procedures with applications to plasma-edge turbulence simulations’ supervised by Prof. Paolo Ricci at the Swiss Plasma Center. Read the whole article