Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL   link
Location: Lausanne
Station 1, 1015 Lausanne

Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
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EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.

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Health - Sep 18
Health
Researchers at the University of Bern have discovered a mechanism in the body's own immune system which is responsible for the maturing and activation of immune cells. In the fight against skin cancer, the results have the potential to help immunotherapy succeed, even for patients on whom it previously had no effect.
Life Sciences - Sep 18
Life Sciences

Researchers at EPFL have made a surprising discovery about how bile acids act as signaling molecules to boost intestinal regeneration.

Social Sciences - Sep 17
Social Sciences

Traces of violence on 1700 year old skeletons allow researchers to reconstruct warfare and sacrifices of nomads in Siberia. An international and interdisciplinary team of anthropologists, archaeologists and specialists in forensics sciences led by Marco Milella from the University of Bern performed a detailed and revealing analysis of the traumas found on the skeletal remains.

Physics - Sep 17
Physics

Physicists propose a new path to detect infrared radiation with outstanding sensitivity, allowing detection of signals as low as that of a single quantum of light.

Earth Sciences - Sep 17
Earth Sciences

Researchers have used a computer model to test a new hypothesis about the formation of the Alps while simulating seismic activity in Switzerland. This will help improve current earthquake risk models.