École Polytechnique

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Name: École Polytechnique
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Montreal team's solar vehicle impresses in long-distance race

An exhausted, but jubilant team of Ecole Polytechnique engineering students is on its way back to Montreal after bagging fourth place in the prestigious American Solar Challenge. ... [Published CTV News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

EndoControl wins award in the Worldwide Innovation Challenge 2014

(MENAFN Press) EndoControl, a leading innovator of robot-assisted systems for endoscopic surgery, today announces that its CEO Clement Vidal has won an award in the 'World ... [Published MENAFN - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Perovskite Solar Cells Made Stable

Featured ResearchJuly 22, 2014By sidestepping the hole-transportation layer, scientists have developed a cheaper and more stable perovskite-based solar cell.AsianScientist (Jul 22, 2014) – Scientists have developed a perovskite solar cell that is stable ... [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Novel methods may help stem cells survive transplantation into damaged tissues

New Rochelle, NY -- Stem cells offer much promise for treating damaged organs and tissues, but with current transplantation approaches stem cell survival is poor, limiting their effectiveness. New methods are being developed and tested to improve the ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

External Award: EPFL Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is inviting applications for post doctoral fellowships at any of their campuses in Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Valais or Fribourg in Switzerland. The EPFL Fellows international postdoctoral fellowship programme ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Convergent and divergent two-dimensional coordination networks formed through substrate-activated or quenched alkynyl ligation

aMax Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart, GermanybCEITEC and Institute of Physical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Technická 3058/10, 616 00 Brno, Czech RepublicE-mail: cechal@fme.vutbr.czcDepartment ... [Published RSC - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nissan chief Ghosn shrugs off Lebanon politics career

TOKYO: Carlos Ghosn, the French-Lebanese chief of Nissan-Renault, Thursday shrugged off any chance of vying for Lebanon’s presidency, saying he has "too many jobs already."The 60-year-old, widely credited with saving a near-bankrupt Nissan more than a ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Asteroid Vesta To Reshape Theories Of Planet Formation

EPFL researchers have a better understanding of the asteroid Vesta and its internal structure, thanks to planetary simulations and data from the space mission Dawn. Their findings, published today in Nature , question models of rocky planet formation ... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphone-sniffing drone could help find disaster victims

Jonathan Cheseaux Alain HerzogDrones could help find survivors of disasters by sniffing outtheir mobile phones.A Swiss masters student has developed a drone system thatdetects the signals given off by mobile phones and homs in on theirlocation, potentially ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Eutelsat appoints new CTO

French satellite operator, Eutelsat Communications, has appointed Yohann Leroy as chief technical officer, succeeding Raphaël Mussalian.As CTO, Yohann is responsible for ensuring Eutelsat continues to exploit and invest in key satellite and terrestrial ... [Published Arabianindustry.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nevado shareholders elect four directors

Nevado Resources Corp. has released the results of its annual and special meeting of the shareholders of the corporation that was held today.During the meeting, the shareholders approved, by a majority of votes, the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers ... [Published Stockwatch - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 3 reports

Author: Machines Will Take Over, Humans Will be Cyborgs by 2100

Businessinsider reports that author Louis Del Monte, who wrote a book titled The Artificial Intelligence Revolution , has some chilling words as he attempts to be prescient: that by the year 2040, machine intelligence will have surpassed mankind’s, and ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 06 2014]

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...of the ARCC project, a pioneering technology for intelligent surgeon and robot interaction," said Clement Vidal, co-founder and CEO of EndoControl. "Being chosen for the 'Worldwide Innovation Challenge' award reinforces EndoControl's credibility and our position in the surgical robotics market. It also brings international recognition to the innovative quality and potential of our technology. Our ambition is to contribute to the development of the medical robotics sector in France and globally. The founding principles of the Worldwide Challenge correspond to our vision of developing breakthrough technological products for our growing customer base."
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Montreal team's solar vehicle impresses in long... [Published CTV News - 19 hours ago]
Drones and Smartphones are the Newest Tools for... [Published Media Bistro - 19 hours ago]
Ask the Experts: Higher Education [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
Lactate stimulates plasticity gene expression [... [Published PNAS - Jul 29 2014]
The airline chief trying to shake off turbulenc... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 25 2014]
EndoControl wins award in the Worldwide Innovat... [Published MENAFN - Jul 24 2014]
Using the BioPA method to help ensure safety of... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Novel methods may help stem cells survive trans... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
Novel Methods May Help Stem Cells Survive Trans... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Jul 22 2014]
Novel Methods May Help Stem Cells Survive Trans... [Published Prlog - Jul 22 2014]
Perovskite Solar Cells Made Stable [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 22 2014]
The turnaround of France's defence giant Thales [Published Telegraph - Jul 19 2014]
External Award: EPFL Postdoctoral Fellowship [Published Simon Fraser University - Jul 19 2014]
Convergent and divergent two-dimensional coordi... [Published RSC - Jul 18 2014]
Handheld detects date-rape drugs [Published IT Web - Jul 18 2014]
Investigations Of Asteroid Vesta Have Scientist... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 18 2014]
Asteroid Vesta To Reshape Theories Of Planet Fo... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 17 2014]
Nissan chief Ghosn shrugs off Lebanon politics ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 17 2014]
Recent Research from Ecole Polytechnique Highli... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 17 2014]
Smartphone-sniffing drone could help find disas... [Published Wired.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
Eutelsat appoints new CTO [Published Arabianindustry.com - Jul 16 2014]
Simple New Method Identifies Food Allergies [Published Lab Medica - Jul 15 2014]
Human-powered Sub Races Conclude in the UK [Published Maritime Global News - Jul 15 2014]
Winners announced in Europe’s human powered sub... [Published All About Shipping - Jul 15 2014]
Global Emerging and Innovative Approaches in Ph... [Published Tamar Securities - Jul 14 2014]
Eutelsat Appoints Yohann Leroy to CTO [Published Satellite Today - Jul 11 2014]
Crunch time for French universities [Published University World News - Jul 11 2014]
Yohann Leroy Appointed Eutelsat Chief Technical... [Published BioSpace - Jul 11 2014]
Brainstorm: neuroscientists protest against Eur... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Jul 10 2014]
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European neuroscientists challenge the Human Br... [Published SharpBrains - Jul 08 2014]
Neuroscientists attack ‘off-course’ human brain project (BBC News): “Senior neuroscientists have attacked the Human Brain Project, a billion-pound European Commission initiative aiming to simulate the human brain. An open letter to the EC from over ...
Author: Machines Will Take Over, Humans Will be... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 06 2014]
Businessinsider reports that author Louis Del Monte, who wrote a book titled The Artificial Intelligence Revolution, has some chilling words as he attempts to be prescient: that by the year 2040, machine intelligence will have surpassed mankind’s, ...
When It Comes to Guns, the US Should Be More Li... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 30 2014]
Every so often, I try to explain American politics to the good Canadians who read Prairie Dog , a great alternative weekly up in Regina. In this week's Prairie Dog , I maybe overstep my bounds as American explainer. I try to offer them some advice ...
Fresh evidence suggests particle discovered in ... [Published MIT News feed - Jun 22 2014]
Fresh evidence that a new particle discovered in 2012 is the Higgs boson has been unveiled today by an international collaboration led by researchers at MIT. The findings, published in the journal Nature Physics, confirm that the bosons decay to fermions ...
Splunk Founder Now Launches Entrepreneurs, Not ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jun 18 2014]
Most people never get to launch a successful startup, much less six. Michael Baum ( @michaelbaum ), whom I first met at LinuxWorld at in 2004, has a charismatic personality and an extraordinary track record, largely unheralded. Despite earning Oprah ...
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