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17.10.14Spintronics is a new field of electronics, using electron spin rather than charge. EPFL scientists, working with the Université Paris-Sud and Paul Scherrer Institut have shown that a conventional electrical insulator can be used as an optimal spintronic device.
15.10.14Biorobotics’ aim is to design more efficient robots based on locomotion solutions developed by the animal world. In such a way, it provides new research tools for biologists. Prof. Auke Ijspeert, specialist in the field, shares his thoughts on the evolution of this expanding field.
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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.
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