The next generation of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete

The first tech transfer will take place in 2020 when it will be used to reinforce a bridge.

The acidification of the Pacific Ocean in northern Japan is increasing

Nitrous oxide emissions set to rise in the Pacific Ocean.

Predicting lightning strikes using AI

A novel way of predicting lightning strikes to the nearest 10 to 30 minutes and within a radius of 30 kilometers.

Mountain streams emit a surprising amount of CO2

For the first time, an EPFL-led team of scientists has measured the total amount of CO2 emissions from mountain streams worldwide. This research builds on findings issued in February 2019 and shows how important it is to include mountain streams in assessments of the global carbon cycle.

Bacteria use mechanical forces to divide, study

Bacterial cell division is controlled by both enzymatic activity and mechanical forces, which work together to control its timing and location.

Controlling superconducting regions within an exotic metal

A metallic microdevice in which they can define and tune patterns of superconductivity.

Artificial skin could help rehabilitation and enhance virtual reality

Applications for the new technology range from medical rehabilitation to virtual reality.

Daylight in a room can influence our thermal comfort

A pioneering study carried out at EPFL shows that the amount of daylight in a room can influence our thermal comfort and how well we tolerate heat or cold.

New microscopic glass device to inject medicine directly into retinal veins

EPFL scientists have helped develop a microscopic glass device that doctors could use to inject medicine into retinal veins with unprecedented accuracy. Their instrument meets an important need in eye surgery, delivering exceptional stability and precision.

Universal algorithm set to boost microscopes

An universal algorithm that can determine whether a super-resolution microscope is operating at a maximum resolution based on a single image.