21.11.17Today, digitalswitzerland is holding the country’s first Digital Day with events in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Chur, as well as on EPFL's campus. Over 40 supporting partners will be involved, along with Swiss President Doris Leuthard and Federal Councilors Johann Schneider-Ammann and Alain Berset.
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20.11.17How do trees adjust to the effects of global warming? EPFL researchers have studied how beech and spruce trees – two of the most common plant species in Europe – react to changing temperatures. And they discovered that the amount of moisture in the air plays a decisive role.
17.11.17EPFL researchers have come up with a fact-based system to measure urban cleanliness. Municipal authorities will now be able to draw on objective assessments when planning their street cleaning – a sector with multi-million-franc budgets.