Monthly Archives: September 2014

10th Anniversary of the JCA-Mauvernay Award

10th Anniversary of the JCA-Mauvernay Award This year in its tenth edition, the JCA-Mauvernay Award was given to two mid-career scientists, Dr. Eiji Hara (Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research) & Dr. Tatsuhiro Shibata (National Cancer Center Research Institute), during the … Continue reading

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EPFL Materials Science Students Visit Japan

EPFL Materials Science Students Visit Japan Students studying materials science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL) made a fruitful study trip to Japan, gaining insight into Japan’s industry and research world, and understanding the challenges faced by … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich’s Verity Studios Creates Magic

ETH Zurich’s Varity Studios Creates Magic ETH Zurich‘s Flying Machine Arena has created several mind-blowing videos in the past of quad-copters dancing and juggling in free space. It is therefore not surprising that they created a spin-off, Verity Studios that … Continue reading

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“Bone Wool” as a Synthetic Alternative to Bone Substitute Materials

“Bone Wool” as a Synthetic Alternative to Bone Substitute Materials Researchers form the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at the ETH Zurich, in collaboration with the Zentrum für Zahnmedizin at the University of Zurich have developed a synthetic material which … Continue reading

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EPFL’s faculty of physics visits Tokyo University in Japan

EPFL’s faculty of physics visits Tokyo University in Japan On the September 8, 2014, the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL) visited the University of Tokyo, known as Todai. The visit was part of their study tour in Japan. More … Continue reading

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4.4 trillions frames a second – world’s fastest camera

4.4 trillions frames a second – world’s fastest camera The researchers from Keio University and the University of Tokyo have developed a camera, the STAMP (Sequentially Time All-optical Mapping Photography) that can record 4.4 trillion frames per second, 1000 times … Continue reading

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EPFL – Awarded as Swiss champion for aluminium recycling

EPFL – Awarded as Swiss champion for aluminium recycling Each summer the IGORA and Ferro Recycling awards an institution as champion for metals sorting. This year EPFL has been granted an award in this field: Its 14’000 employees spread across around … Continue reading

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Horizon 2020: the first participation of ZHAW

Horizon 2020: the first participation of ZHAW The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) receives 400’000 euros for a research project within the framework of the new EU program Horizon 2020. The positive news from Brussels pleases the Zurich University … Continue reading

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