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Administration - Jan 29
Administration
An initial survey by researchers at EPFL has found that local and regional governments are increasingly turning to digital technology to understand the views of their citizens, especially on planning and development proposals.
Life Sciences - Jan 27

EPFL researchers have discovered a compound that stimulates brain-cell metabolism and reduces signs of depression in mice. The next step will be to test their findings on humans. Chronic stress can be a major cause of depression.

Health - Jan 27
Health

Tropical Medicine and International Health is the first peer-reviewed journal that fully integrates the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its publication process.


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Life Sciences - 15:01
"Knowing something and teaching it are two very different things"
Bruno Correia, the head of EPFL's Laboratory of Protein Design and Immunoengineering, has been named the best teacher in the life sciences and technology section for 2019 - just four years after giving his first-ever class.

Astronomy / Space Science - Business / Economics - 12:33
Cover of CHEOPS Space Telescope Open
Cover of CHEOPS Space Telescope Open
Decisive moment for the CHEOPS space telescope: The cover was opened as intended on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:38 am.

Life Sciences - Health - 07:01
From complex data to simple images
From complex data to simple images
MariŽlle van Kooten's ingenious idea won the ETH doctoral student second place in the international Falling Walls Lab in Berlin. She is developing an app that creates simple images from complex medical data. This makes it easier for the untrained eye to navigate the data jungle. MariŽlle van Kooten feels quite at home on stage - that is obvious just a few seconds into her appearance at the Falling Walls Lab.

Chemistry - 28.01.2020
New molecular insights into the mechanisms of lymphocyte activation and lymphoma development
Rebekka Schairer from Prof. Thome's lab just published an article in PNAS, which provides new molecular insights into the mechanisms of lymphocyte activation and lymphoma development.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.01.2020
The universities of Bern and Zurich offer continuing education in gender-specific medicine
The universities of Bern and Zurich offer continuing education in gender-specific medicine
There is increasing evidence that health behavior and disease manifestation differ substantially between women and men.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.01.2020
Roche submits supplemental Biologics License Application to the FDA for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the most common form of liver cancer
Application is being reviewed under FDA's Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme Roche today announced the completion of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) submission to the US Fo

Astronomy / Space Science - Business / Economics - 24.01.2020
Opening of the CHEOPS cover delayed by a few days
Opening of the CHEOPS cover delayed by a few days
The cover of the CHEOPS space telescope was scheduled to be opened on Monday, January 27, 2020. The date is being pushed back by a few days because several tests are being repeated.

Physics - Event - 24.01.2020

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 23.01.2020
On the trail of the Swiss Humboldt
On the trail of the Swiss Humboldt
The Argentinian TomŠs Bartoletti wants to tell history from a global perspective. Since the summer of 2019 he has been doing so at ETH Zurich, where he has been researching the story of the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob von Tschudi and his travels around Latin America.

Pharmacology - 22.01.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.01.2020
May we present: our employees from around the world
May we present: our employees from around the world
The series with Salome Mwaiko , Claire Aksamit , Tim Alexander , Rohini Athavale und Bernhard Wehrli was created as part of a photojournalism course that Christian Dinkel is tanking at the MAZ in Lucerne.

Pharmacology - Health - 21.01.2020
European Commission approves Roche’s Polivy for people with previously treated aggressive lymphoma
Novel combination regimen includes first-in-class antibody-drug conjugate that specifically targets CD79b Targeted off-the-shelf treatment provides much-needed new option for people with relapsed or

Microtechnics - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.01.2020
The robot that grips without touching
The robot that grips without touching
ETH Pioneer Fellow Marcel Schuck is developing a robotic gripper that can manipulate small and fragile objects without touching them. The technology is based on sound waves. The small installation that Marcel Schuck has assembled on his workbench is reminiscent of a school physics lesson: an arrangement, comprising two semi-spheres and resembling a pair of headphones, is connected to a circuit board carrying microchips.

Pharmacology - Health - 20.01.2020
Novartis announces EU approval of Mayzent (siponimod) for adult patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) with active disease
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Mayzent (siponimod) is the first and only oral treatment specifically indicated for patients with secondary progressive multiple s

Business / Economics - 20.01.2020

Business / Economics - Life Sciences - 18.01.2020
The Myth of Dominant Thinking in Economics and Finance
The Myth of Dominant Thinking in Economics and Finance
Essere se stessi, che fatica! Teatro e medicina per conoscere la depressione Student association LPU - A debate on the sexual orientation discrimination referendum Formazione continua e aggiornamento

Philosophy - Environment - 17.01.2020
Ethics guidelines galore for AI - so now what?
Anna Jobin has investigated which ethics guidelines for artificial intelligence already exist, and finds that ethical AI is by no means merely a technical matter.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.01.2020
A brand new tool devoted to simplifying complex neuron models
A brand new tool devoted to simplifying complex neuron models
Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the EPFL Blue Brain Project have developed 'Neuron_Reduce', a new computational tool that provides the scientific community with a straightforward capability to simplify complex neuron models of any cell type and still faithfully preserve its input-output properties while significantly reducing simulation run-time.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Genome editing at the crossroads of scandal and cure
Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments are on their way into our clinics.

Business / Economics - Innovation - 14.01.2020
The Life Enhancing Technology
H2020 - Brokerage and Knowledge Event for Science with and for Society IOR SEMINAR "Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue sarcomas" Faculty of Biomedical Sciences SFI Master Class

Social Sciences - 13.01.2020

Politics - 13.01.2020
Preparing for the legislature
Preparing for the legislature
Separation of powers, foreign policy, economic policy and climate change - at a two-day event in the Bern region, ETH imparted expertise to newly elected parliamentarians.

Innovation - Environment - 10.01.2020
Let’s talk about system change
Sustainability By: Christoph KŁffer It's 2020 and Christoph Kueffer is now into his fifth year of (almost) not flying.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.01.2020
The Computational Biology platform - Data scientists at the FMI
The Computational Biology platform - Data scientists at the FMI
Michael Stadler has been leading the FMI Computational Biology technology platform since 2008. In an interview, he explains how the platform is set up and how it supports the FMI research groups, he shares what he likes most about his job, and he talks about the future of computational biology.

Sport - Innovation - 09.01.2020
2020 Youth Olympic Games: a testing ground for new technologies
Almost 2,000 athletes aged 18 and under will descend on Lausanne and the surrounding area for the Youth Olympic Games.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2020
One out of every two transplant recipients at risk of infection
One out of every two transplant recipients at risk of infection
Swiss researchers, including UNIGE, show that 50% of transplant recipients develop severe infections within a year of the operation, which can lead to death.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.01.2020
Novartis ligelizumab (QGE031) more effective than Xolair at inhibiting immunoglobulin E pathway responsible for chronic spontaneous urticaria
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Data show ligelizumab binds to immunoglobulin E (IgE), a key driver of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU), with significantly hig

Environment - Event - 09.01.2020

Business / Economics - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.01.2020
Algorithmic pricing, are consumers being duped?
Algorithmic pricing, are consumers being duped?
Compiler Analysis for Hardware/Software Co-design and Optimization Faculty of Informatics Giornata di porte aperte alla mostra 'Koen Vanmechelen.

Computer Science / Telecom - Microtechnics - 07.01.2020
EPFL spin-off's tiny robots turn heads in Las Vegas
Yesterday evening, tiny robots developed by EPFL spin-off Foldaway Haptics were the center of attention at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Environment - 07.01.2020

Innovation - Environment - 06.01.2020

Earth Sciences - Mathematics - 01.01.2020

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 30.12.2019
Celebrating a vintage year in 2019
EPFL held a series of events to mark its 50th anniversary throughout 2019. The past year also saw a host of scientific breakthroughs, ground-breaking initiatives, stunning achievements and notable wins.

Event - Innovation - 24.12.2019

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Materials Science - 20.12.2019
A three-year journey to break the world speed sailing record
A three-year journey to break the world speed sailing record
A team of EPFL alumni and students, working under the name SP80, are developing an innovative sailboat that could reach speeds of 150km/h.

Computer Science / Telecom - Media - 20.12.2019
Myths in Television, Myths on Television - Towards the "Rethinking Digital Myths" conference
Compiler Analysis for Hardware/Software Co-design and Optimization Faculty of Informatics Giornata di porte aperte alla mostra 'Koen Vanmechelen.
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