Lung-on-chip provides new insight on response to early TB infection
Developing a “lung-on-chip” model, EPFL scientists have uncovered new insights on the body’s response to early tuberculosis infections. The findings reveal the early events that take place during tuberculosis infection, and provide a model for future research into respiratory and other infections.
How American architects reinvented “liquid stone”
Roberto Gargiani, an architectural historian and professor at EPFL, has penned a new history of concrete in the United States from 1940 to 1970. Across three volumes, he explores the work of the time’s leading architects and reflects on the major breakthroughs that ushered in a new era of design and construction.
“Our job is to put pencils back in students' hands”
The team of teachers at the Arts of Sciences Laboratory (LAPIS) has won the best teaching award for the architecture section. Here’s a look at the scientist, lecturer, Paule Soubeyrand and her team.
“You can count yourself lucky when you fail”
Philippe Renaud, an EPFL professor, has just won the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Electrophoresis Society for his exceptional contribution to the fields of dielectric cytometry and nanofluidics. We spoke with him about his career marked by teaching success and scientific innovation.
“This is a time when we must listen to science”
Athanasios Nenes, an EPFL professor and one of the world’s foremost experts in aerosols, was recently made a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in recognition of his exceptional contribution to atmospheric science. An avid proponent of research and knowledge-sharing, Nenes is heavily involved in the study of atmospheric particles and their impact on health, climate and ecosystems – subjects that are more pressing than ever.
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