How mitochondria make the cut
With the help of their custom-built super-resolution microscope, EPFL biophysicists have discovered where and why mitochondria divide, putting to rest controversy about the underlying molecular machinery of mitochondrial fission. Mitochondria either split in half or cut off their ends to self-regulate. The results are published in Nature.
New tool helps define student-teacher relationships
In universities, relationships between students and teachers play a key role in creating a conducive learning experience. But how can we evaluate these relationships in an objective manner? A questionnaire developed at EPFL aims to solve that problem, and shows the importance of three emotional dimensions: warmth, trust and admiration.
Vortex: “A really friendly atmosphere”
The Vortex student housing complex officially opened last fall. With a capacity of over 1,200 students, Vortex provides a warm, welcoming environment where residents can interact. We decided to go see for ourselves
“Network neutrality is a buzzword but there is no agreed definition"
EPFL Associate Professor Katerina Argyraki works on computer networks and neutrality, a notion she believes is critical to ensuring that the internet continues to foster competition and innovation.
"It's amazing to drive through a city and end up with a 3D model!”
Albane Descombes, a young member of EPFL’s Digital Humanities Laboratory (DHLAB) had a wide-ranging and unconventional research experience helping with the final implementation of a four-year project in urban digitization, ScanVan.
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Campus Lecture : Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way we Live
Using up-to-the-moment information, and drawing on epidemiology, medicine, public health, sociology, economics, history, virology, and other fields, Nicholas Christakis explores what it means to live in a time of plague —…
With: Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University, USA
Category: Conferences – Seminars
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