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Quantum Memory

High-Speed Quantum Memory for Photons

Even today, fast data transfer in telecommunication networks employs short light pulses. Ultra broadband technology uses optical fiber links through which information can be...
soft robotsvideo

New Soft Robots Really Suck

This new robot sucks: to move, air has to be sucked out of its individual components. Inspired by muscle contraction, its individual soft components...
rehabilitationvideo

Smart Walk Assist Improves Rehabilitation

Scientists from NCCR Robotics at EPFL and at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) developed an algorithm that adjusts how a mobile harness, suspended from...
digital fabricationvideo

Building with Robots and 3D Printers

Robots that build walls, and 3D printers that print entire formworks for ceiling slabs – digital fabrication in architecture has developed rapidly in recent...
endocannabinoids

A New Approach to Combatting Anxiety States, Pain and Inflammation

Endocannabinoids are substances similar to fatty acids which are produced by the body. They activate specific cannabinoid receptors and among other things can exert...
Organelles

Chemists Create Clusters of Organelles by Mimicking Nature

Within a cell there are specialized compartments called organelles, as for example nucleus, mitochondria, peroxisomes and vacuoles that are responsible for specific functions of...