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Computer Science Jul 16
Your torso is more intuitive - and more precise - than joysticks for piloting drones, both simulated and real, according to a recent study by EPFL scientists. Work is already underway to implement this new body-machine-interface technology for search and rescue with drones. Imagine piloting a drone using the movements of your torso only and leaving your head free to look around, much like a bird.
History Jul 12
History

Since the 16th century, Basel has been home to a mysterious papyrus. With mirror writing on both sides, it has puzzled generations of researchers.

Transport Jul 12
Transport

The one ideal asphalt for all conditions does not exist: climatic conditions, traffic frequencies and loads place different demands on the pavement.


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Veterinary Science - 13:30
The EPFLoop team is ready to race
The EPFLoop team is ready to race
The EPFLoop team is in the United States where, on Sunday, it will take part in the Hyperloop Pod Competition being organized by the founder of SpaceX.

Business / Economics - Medicine / Pharmacology - 08:00
Novartis delivers solid growth in second quarter and continues transformation to a focused medicines company
Net sales grew 5% (cc , +7% USD) mainly driven by: Cosentyx grew to USD 701 million, (+40% cc) with strong growth in all indications in the US and EU Entresto sales more than doubled to USD 239 millio

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 17.07.2018
The pros and cons of artificial intelligence
AI is set to trigger a major transformation in society. As soon as algorithms influence our voting habits or design school curricula, it is up to politics to limit the damage. A new study on the opportunities and risks of AI is now being conducted on behalf of TA-Swiss. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just about the irritatingly charming face of a "humanoid robot" gazing inquisitively at us.

Careers / Employment - 17.07.2018

Careers / Employment - 16.07.2018

Business / Economics - 12.07.2018
When is the best time of day for executives to work on strategic tasks?
When is the best time of day for executives to work on strategic tasks? Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL While studies have shown how our biological clock and the time of day can affect the mood of Twitter users or the performance of doctors and judges, how does it work with executives' How might their choice of timing affect the company when it comes to communicating strategic information? Find out in the first research of its kind, conducted by Prof. Elizabeth Demers.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Artificial intelligence helps design an ultra-aerodynamic bike
Thanks to software developed by Neural Concept, an EPFL spin-off, bicycle engineers can quickly calculate the most aerodynamic shape for a bike. The software - which is being presented in Stockholm today at the International Conference on Machine Learning - applies artificial intelligence to a set of user-defined specifications.

Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Report on the Open Access Institutional Survey 2017 - News
Report on the Open Access Institutional Survey 2017 At the beginning of year, we invited you to complete a survey about Open Access and its future at UNIL.

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 11.07.2018
«Smart» polymers transform electrical
CTsystems, a spin-off of Empa, and Daetwyler, the Swiss specialist for sealing solutions, partner up to market and industrialize polymer transducer technology. CTsystems has already presented the first prototype of electromechanical polymer converters in stack construction: As an actuator, this converts electrical energy into mechanical work with an «integrated» sensor function.

Environment - Media - 11.07.2018
Arctic bound to take micropollutant samples
This summer Joëlle Perreten, who has just completed her Bachelor's degree at EPFL, will collect permafrost samples in the Arctic as part of the Swiss Arctic Project.

Life Sciences - 10.07.2018
Wyss Center showcases research at La Nuit de la Science
Wyss Center showcases research at La Nuit de la Science
Campus Biotech joined forces with La Nuit de la Science for the first time and welcomed visitors onto campus for the duration of the two-day event The Wyss Center team showcased a new virtual reality

Earth Sciences - Environment - 09.07.2018
Charcoal: Major Missing Piece in the Global Carbon Cycle
Charcoal: Major Missing Piece in the Global Carbon Cycle
Due to its widespread occurrence and tendency to linger in the environment, black carbon may be one of the keys in predicting and mitigating global climate change. In wildfires, typically one third of the burned organic carbon is retained as black carbon residues rather than emitted as greenhouse gases.

Innovation / Technology - 09.07.2018
The mushroom that works like a green 3D printer
Student project series (1) - A team of environmental engineering and architecture students at EPFL has discovered a way to grow a biodegradable material from mycelium and sawdust.

Pedagogy - 06.07.2018
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO Dans un article paru dans le dernier numéro du Swiss Journal of Psychology, les deux auteurs font le point sur les liens entre estime de soi et relations familiales.

Innovation / Technology - 06.07.2018
Blockchain : the first crowd-funded diamond
Blockchain : the first crowd-funded diamond "mine" is on line
LakeDiamond, an EPFL spin-off that produces and customizes ultra-pure diamonds for industrial use, is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) today.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 05.07.2018
"I'm fascinated by how teaching human sciences will evolve"
Béla Kapossy is the new director of EPFL's College of Humanities. He will take up his duties on 1 August.

Business / Economics - Environment - 05.07.2018
Securing Switzerland's living and economic environment: PLANAT updates strategy on natural hazards PLANAT updates strategy on natural hazards
Securing Switzerland's living and economic environment: PLANAT updates strategy on natural hazards PLANAT updates strategy on natural hazards Bern, 05.07.2018 - The Federal Council h

Computer Science / Telecom - 05.07.2018

Physics / Materials Science - 04.07.2018

Social Sciences - Psychology - 03.07.2018
Competition- and Identity-based Roots of Anti-immigration Prejudice among Individuals with and without an Immigrant Background - News
Competitionand Identity-based Roots of Anti-immigration Prejudice among Individuals with and without an Immigrant Background Research article at the International Review of Social Psychology Authors: Oriane Sarrasin, Eva G. T.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 02.07.2018
Roche commences tender offer for all shares of Foundation Medicine, Inc. for US$ 137.00 per share in cash
Roche commences tender offer for all shares of Foundation Medicine, Inc. for US$ 137.00 per share in cash Roche today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Foundation Medicine, Inc.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 29.06.2018
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Kymriah for treating two aggressive blood cancers, marking important medical advance for patients in Europe
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Kymriah for treating two aggressive blood cancers, marking important medical advance for patients in Europe First CHMP opinion for a CAR-T cell therapy in

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.06.2018
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
An e-voting system based on blockchain technology has just been tested at EPFL. The system serves as a digital guarantee, ensuring that competing sides have faith in the voting process. This open-source technology will soon be available on the Center for Digital Trust's software platform. E-voting is becoming increasingly popular both in Switzerland and further afield.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 28.06.2018
Novartis presents new data demonstrating long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability of Aimovig (erenumab) in patients with chronic and episodic migraine
Novartis presents new data demonstrating long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability of Aimovig (erenumab) in patients with chronic and episodic migraine Results from a one-year study of efficacy and

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 28.06.2018

Administration / Government - 28.06.2018
Ln vitro Cortical Network Firing is Homeostatically Regulated : A Model for Sleep Regulation - News
ln vitro Cortical Network Firing is Homeostatically Regulated : A Model for Sleep Regulation Sohrab Saberi-Moghadam, Alessandro Simi, Hesam Setareh, Cyril Mikhail & Mehdi Tafti Prolonged wakefulness

Physics / Materials Science - Event - 28.06.2018

Social Sciences - Earth Sciences - 28.06.2018
From Wooden Combs to the Lives of the Saamaka Marron in Suriname
Video preview of the exhibition "Encountering - Retracing - Mapping. The Expedition Collections of Heinrich Harrer".

Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 27.06.2018
Novartis International AG: Global study by Novartis and European Migraine and Headache Alliance reveals 60% of employed people with severe migraine miss, on average, a week of work per month
Novartis International AG: Global study by Novartis and European Migraine and Headache Alliance reveals 60% of employed people with severe migraine miss, on average, a week of work per month Study re

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 27.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 26.06.2018
Novartis Clear about Psoriasis survey data highlights challenges psoriasis patients face to achieve goal of clear skin
Survey data published in JEADV show that patients experienced four different treatments and three medical professionals on average before finding an efficacious therapy New publication also highlight

Environment - Business / Economics - 25.06.2018
Lessons about a future warmer world using data from the past
Lessons about a future warmer world using data from the past
Selected intervals in the past that were as warm or warmer than today can help us understand what the Earth may be like under future global warming. A latest assessment of past warm periods, published by an international team of 59 scientists from 17 nations, shows that in response to the warming ecosystems and climate zones will spatially shift and on millennial time scales ice sheets will substantially shrink.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018
Claudia Daubenberger Appointed Professor at the University of Basel
Claudia Daubenberger Appointed Professor at the University of Basel
The University of Basel appointed Claudia Daubenberger, Head of Clinical Immunology at Swiss TPH, as professor of Infection Biology and Immunology within the Faculty of Science.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 21.06.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 21.06.2018
"move" through to the next round
Around two years ago, Empa opened "move", the demonstrator for the mobility of the future, with a view to revealing various paths for mobility with renewable energy.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018

Business / Economics - Medicine / Pharmacology - 21.06.2018
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under three? - News
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under three? Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL An ever-increasing number of mothers with young children are returning to work.

Environment - Business / Economics - 20.06.2018
Federal Council adopts Switzerland's country report on implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Bern, 20.06.2018 - At its meeting on 20 June 2018, the Federal Council adopted Switzerland's country report on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.06.2018
AMPK activation caused by reduced liver lactate metabolism protects against hepatic steatosis in MCT1 haploinsufficient mice - News
AMPK activation caused by reduced liver lactate metabolism protects against hepatic steatosis in MCT1 haploinsufficient mice Lionel Carneiro, Mohamed Asrih, Cendrine Repond, Christine Sempoux, Jean-C
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