Cholera’s weapon has more than one trigger


EPFL scientists show how the environment of the cholera bacterium helps it compete for survival. Read more

A single-atom magnet breaks new ground for future data storage


Scientists at EPFL and ETH Zurich have built a single-atom magnet that is the most stable to-date. The breakthrough paves the way for the scalable production of miniature magnetic storage devices. Read more

Light can be almost stopped at room temperature

IMG_0262_DxOA PhD student at EPFL has found a way to slow down light at room temperature. Read more

Digging into topological protection

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Scientists at EPFL have uncovered the dynamics of topological protection, a critical property for the future of quantum computers and spintronics. Read more.

A new model for gene regulation


Using a novel, integrative approach, EPFL scientists have developed a new model of heterodimer-DNA binding with high predictive power. Read more