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Social Sciences - 30.08.2018

Innovation / Technology - 29.08.2018

Event - 29.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 29.08.2018
IBM Forscher imitieren die Funktionalität von Neuronen in Phase-Change-Technologie
IBM Forscher imitieren die Funktionalität von Neuronen in Phase-Change-Technologie
Milan, Italy, 15 November 2016-The Humanitas University and Humanitas Research Hospital announce today that they have signed a collaboration project with IBM to experiment with Watson to help teach and pursue research in the medical sector.

Innovation / Technology - Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.08.2018
50 years of Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research
50 years of Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research
The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR), a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Swiss TPH will take part in the anniversary colloquium from 28 to 31 August to highlight the fruitful collaboration between the two institutes and to further strengthen efforts towards malaria elimination.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Administration - 29.08.2018
Alcon announces voluntary global market withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for surgical glaucoma
Decision based on five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study Alcon advises ophthalmic surgeons to cease further implantation Basel, August 29, 2018 - Reflecting its uncompromising commitme

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 29.08.2018
European Commission approves Novartis combination therapy Tafinlar + Mekinist for adjuvant treatment of BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma
Approval based on COMBI-AD study demonstrating greater than 50% reduction in risk of disease recurrence or death in stage III melanoma patients    More than 50% of stage III melanoma patients are lik

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.08.2018
A 60-day trip around Greenland to measure climate change
In the summer of 2019, the GreenLAnd Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE) will make its way around the island of Greenland.

Environment - Medicine / Pharmacology - 27.08.2018
How the cholera bacterium survives water predators
How the cholera bacterium survives water predators
EPFL scientists have deciphered mechanisms that help the cholera bacterium to survive grazing predators in aquatic environments. The cholera-causing bacterium, Vibrio cholerae , is commonly found in aquatic environments, such as oceans, ponds, and rivers. There, the bacterium has evolved formidable skills to ensure its survival, growth, and occasional transmission to humans, especially in endemic areas of the globe.

Architecture - 27.08.2018
A new exhibition showcases the Swiss Riviera's modernist heritage
A new exhibition showcases the Swiss Riviera's modernist heritage
EPFL's Modern Architecture Archives Department (ACM) presents an exhibition illustrating the key role that the Lake Geneva region played in the development of modern architecture in the 20 th century.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 27.08.2018
Novartis receives European Commission approval of its CAR-T cell therapy, Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel)
The EC approval is based on the first global CAR-T registration trials, which included patients from eight European countries and demonstrated durable responses and a consistent safety profile in r/r

Event - Art and Design - 24.08.2018

Politics - Innovation / Technology - 23.08.2018

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 23.08.2018
UNIL & EPFL help the international cycling union combat technological fraud
Advances in performance of batteries and electric motors has provided new technological possibilities including drones and transport devices like hoverboards, e-bikes and e-scooters - technologies th

Event - Environment - 23.08.2018

Life Sciences - 23.08.2018
Movement control: how our brain responds to unexpected situations
Movement control: how our brain responds to unexpected situations
Scientists have demonstrated that the motor cortex is necessary for the execution of corrective movements in response to unexpected changes of sensory input but not when the same movements are executed spontaneously.

Computer Science / Telecom - 22.08.2018
Blurring the lines between virtual and reality
Summer series - EPFL computer science student Hugo Hueber has developed a virtual reality game that can be used in any environment, allowing for the same level of interaction with virtual 3D objects as with a real table, for example.

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 22.08.2018
Two become one - with reactive heat
Two become one - with reactive heat
Reactive nano-multilayers are considered to be a revolution in joining technology. They are envisaged for joining heat-sensitive materials that would otherwise be damaged or even destroyed upon conventional soldering.

Careers / Employment - Medicine / Pharmacology - 22.08.2018
Fostering Research Productivity in Côte d'Ivoire
Fostering Research Productivity in Côte d’Ivoire
Since 2000, the research productivity in Côte d'Ivoire has grown steadily above the regional and global rate, despite recurring economic pressures and socio-political unrest.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 21.08.2018

Environment - Microtechnics - 21.08.2018
An underwater glider for measuring turbulence in Lake Geneva
An underwater glider for measuring turbulence in Lake Geneva
Huge systems of rotating water masses - called gyres - form in oceans and large lakes. Two EPFL laboratories, working with the University of California, Davis, are using an underwater glider to explore one such gyre in Lake Geneva and learn more about how it affects the three-dimensional structure of the aquatic ecosystem.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.08.2018
ESA Earth Observation Mission: Aeolus measures the wind
Bern, 20.08.2018 - On 21 August 2018, the European Space Agency (ESA) will launch the scientific Earth observation mission Aeolus. The aim of the mission is the global mapping of wind profiles in the atmosphere. These observations, together with information about aerosols and clouds, contribute to an improved understanding of the dynamic processes in the atmosphere and are of great importance for weather forecasting.

Event - 20.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 20.08.2018
China National Drug Administration grants rapid approval of Roche’s Alecensa (alectinib) as a treatment for ALK-positive lung cancer
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Environment - Physics / Materials Science - 16.08.2018
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Annelen Kahl, a post-doc in environmental sciences and engineering at EPFL, will oversee a group of four EPFL students during a three-week stint at a high-tech research station on a Siberian island.

Careers / Employment - Administration - 15.08.2018

Business / Economics - Medicine / Pharmacology - 14.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 10.08.2018

Careers / Employment - Administration - 09.08.2018
Four Million Euros Awarded to Three UZH Researchers
Three scientists of the University of Zurich have been awarded the EU's coveted ERC Starting Grants.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 07.08.2018

Business / Economics - 07.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 03.08.2018
PRIME designation granted by European Medicines Agency for RG6042 for treatment of Huntington’s disease
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Environment - 02.08.2018
Stalagmites as climate archive
Stalagmites as climate archive
Eawag, the ETH Zurich and the University of Bern have developed a new instrument: the "Combined Vacuum Crushing and Sieving System" (CVCS). This device makes possible the extraction of minute water and noble gas inclusions that are thousands of years old from the pores of minerals in caves, without distortion by the present atmosphere.

Literature / Linguistics - 31.07.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 31.07.2018
Roche Purchases Shares in Tender Offer for FMI
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Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 30.07.2018
Novartis marks a new era for migraine patients with the EU approval of Aimovig , a first-of-its-kind treatment specifically designed for migraine prevention
Novartis marks a new era for migraine patients with the EU approval of Aimovig , a first-of-its-kind treatment specifically designed for migraine prevention Patients on Aimovig (erenumab) in clinical

Architecture - 27.07.2018
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Researchers at ETH Zurich have fabricated an 80 m2 lightweight concrete slab at the DFAB House, making it the world's first full-scale architectural project to use 3D sand printing for its formwork.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 27.07.2018
Knowledge brokers connect research, policy and practice
Knowledge brokers connect research, policy and practice
Knowledge brokering is a technical term used to describe activities to facilitate mutual learning between researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Administration - 27.07.2018
Novartis combination Tafinlar + Mekinist receives positive CHMP opinion for adjuvant treatment of BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma
Phase III trial showed a 53% reduction in risk of recurrence or death with the combination of a BRAF and MEK inhibitor as adjuvant therapy versus placebo   Relapse-free survival benefit with Tafinlar

Medicine / Pharmacology - 25.07.2018
Cross-Cultural Exchange on Health System Performance
Cross-Cultural Exchange on Health System Performance
A workshop was held on 16 to 20 July in Basel, Switzerland, bringing together over 60 Swiss TPH employees including 37 from 14 countries in West and Central Africa and the Middle East.

Life Sciences - Environment - 25.07.2018
Scientists set out to explore microbial life in glacier streams
EPFL scientists will spend at least the next four years studying some of the world's biggest glacier-fed streams.