29.07.15When it comes to fighting gut infections, we are not equal. EPFL scientists have shown how apparently insignificant genetic variation can lead to big differences in the gut’s immunity. The study could change the way we treat gut disease.
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28.07.15Diseases like Alzheimer’s are caused when proteins aggregate and clump together. In a world first, EPFL scientists have successfully distinguished between the disease-causing aggregation forms of proteins. The finding can help change pharmaceutical treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
27.07.15Summer Series on Student Projects - Cihan Cavdarli has analyzed the various impacts of a complete switchover to electric cars in Switzerland. Electricity demand would rise by a quarter, but on the other hand, electromobility would introduce a number of socio-economic and environmental benefits.
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