École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL
01.10.14A team from EPFL, in collaboration with ETH Zurich, has managed to decode the process of adipogenesis by identifying the precise proteins that play the leading roles in fat absorption. Their findings have been published in the open-access scientific journal eLife.
01.10.14Hosting almost half of the human population, today’s cities serve as fields of observation and unprecedented case studies on environmental issues and sustainable development. Beginning in Fall 2015, the new Chair in Urban Ecology will explore the urban environment in Switzerland and beyond.
Prizes & awardsVictor Panaretos and Stéphanie Lacour
are among the
scientists under 40" selected by the World Economic Forum
Events13OctConferences - SeminarsLe premier MOOC francophone en astrophysique
Why does slicing an onion make you cry?
You might not find Spiderman, Iron Man, or Batman among EPFL’s faculty, but superheroes have no qualms about entering the scientific psyche. Marc Atallah et Gianni Haver will join us to talk about this form of science that lies somewhere between fiction and reality.
Join the new Solar Decathlon Fusebox Challenge. Post your ideas and help shape the home of the future.
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