Technology

The health of ecosystems based on the ground beetle

EPFL scientists just published an open tool for predicting the dynamics of ground beetle populations – important bioindicators for sustainable park management and...

FloChiP, a new tool optimizing gene-regulation studies

EPFL scientists have developed FloChip, a new microfluidic take on the widely used chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) technique. By automating and cutting the cost...

A better model for neutrophil-related diseases

Neutrophils are critical immune cells for antimicrobial defense, but they can exacerbate a number of diseases, perhaps including COVID-19. The traditional approaches to...

Smart textiles powered by soft transmission lines

EPFL researchers have developed electronic fibers that, when embedded in textiles, can collect a wealth of information about our bodies by measuring subtle and...

Switzerland’s lockdown has sharply reduced the cases of COVID-19

EPFL researchers have modeled the effects of measures taken in the country to slow the spread of coronavirus. According to their estimates, the...

USB software security tool catches 26 bugs across operating systems

EPFL researchers have developed a new tool called USBFuzz, which they have already used to detect 26 vulnerabilities in the USB driver stacks...

4-billion-year-old nitrogen-containing organic molecules discovered in Martian Meteorites

Using advanced techniques, scientists have detected organic compounds containing nitrogen in Martian meteorites which were ejected from Mars' surface ~ 15 million years ago,...

Watching single protons moving at water-solid interfaces

Scientists at EPFL have been able to observe single protons moving at the interface between water and a solid surface. Their research reveals...

An EPFL lab designs new wooden pews for the Lausanne Cathedral

The Canton of Vaud has selected a technology developed by EPFL's IBOIS Laboratory for the construction of new pews for Lausanne’s Cathedral of...

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