Connecting stress and weigh in early adolescence
Scientists at EPFL have found a biological connection explaining why there is a predisposition to develop obesity and being less sociable in individuals that have experienced stress during early puberty.
Collaborate, develop, test, and innovate. Halle 18 in Beaulieu is a “laboratory” village, supporting concrete initiatives and developing innovative solutions to global challenges.
COVID-19 and high calorie comfort food
A new study by researchers from EPFL, the University of Fribourg, and Microsoft Research has found there was a surge in high calorie foods during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with potential implications for public health.
Nestlé new Institute on Agriculture
Nestlé strengthens agricultural science expertise with new research institute that will focus on the areas of plant science, dairy livestock and agricultural systems science.
Pantanal Science Camp
The Pantanal Science Camp is an academic exchange program that provides Swiss researchers the opportunity to discover the Pantanal, bring forward their research and foster cooperation with Brazilian counterparts.
Horizon Europe EIC Work Programme 2022 is published
Calls for EIC Pathfinder and EIC Transition are open to Swiss researchers and innovators.
Expert Panel “Future of Food Switzerland”
The panel was set up at the initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Switzerland, a UN initiative for a scientifically grounded implementation of the global goals.
Deforestation-free for palm oil
A team of scientists from EPFL and WSL has studied the conversion of savannas into oil palm plantations as a deforestation-free way of growing these plantations.
Interview – Prof. Bart Deplancke
Prof. Bart Deplanke, the head of Laboratory of Systems Biology and Genetics (LSBG), gives us a glimpse inside the major research topics in his lab.
Interview – Prof. Josie Hughes
Prof. Josie Hughes leads the CREATE Lab (Computational Robot Design & Fabrication Lab) at EPFL. The team’s research objective is to change how we design and use robots.