École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL
17.09.14For the first time in 200 years the heart of the mechanical watch has been reinvented, thereby improving precision and autonomy while making the watch completely silent. EPFL researchers have developed an oscillator that turns continuously in one direction, eliminating one of the crucial mechanisms of traditional watches.
- Campus Life
15.09.14To welcome this year’s new students, EPFL’s alumni have come to share their experiences and talk about their career choices. The campus will be receiving fewer Bachelor students due to new admission criteria. As for the m1 metro line, which was disrupted following an incident, it is fully operational starting today.
12.09.14By using novel analysis tools, researchers from EPFL and ETH Zürich identified a gene in mice involved in the development of type 2 diabetes. A subsequent study in partnership with the CHUV revealed that the same gene is also involved in type 2 diabetes in humans, hinting at possible new approaches to research and treatment.
Prizes & awardsVictor Panaretos and Stéphanie Lacour
are among the
scientists under 40" selected by the World Economic Forum
Events13OctConferences - SeminarsLe premier MOOC francophone en astrophysique
International Space Station Astronauts will finally get to drink a cup of coffee. But…
You might not find Spiderman, Iron Man, or Batman among EPFL’s faculty, but superheroes have no qualms about entering the scientific psyche. Marc Atallah et Gianni Haver will join us to talk about this form of science that lies somewhere between fiction and reality.
Join the new Solar Decathlon Fusebox Challenge. Post your ideas and help shape the home of the future.
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