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Corentin Coulais in NRC and New Scientist
Newspaper NRC and popular scientific magazine New Scientist write about Corentin Coulais’ research on one-way-traffic metamaterials. He published a paper on this subject in Nature on February 13. Click here to listen to Coulais talk about More info

Publ. 16-02-2017 13:09
Joost Frenken wins MRS Award
The Materials Research Society (MRS) has awarded Prof. Joost Frenken with the 2017 Innovation in Materials Characterization Award. The society hands out the prize in honor of an outstanding advance in materials characterization that notably increases knowledge of the structure, More info

Publ. 16-02-2017 11:24
LCN2 Seminar: Infection Dynamics
Jacco Wallinga from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) will give an LCN2 seminar on February 24th in the Science Club, titled 'Infection Dynamics: using theory and data to reconstruct the causal structure of epidemics'.

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Models of infectious More info

Publ. 16-02-2017 10:12
One-way traffic for motion in new material
Physicists have developed a material that breaks one of the fundamental principles governing many physical systems. Ordinary materials transmit external forces equally, no matter where the pressure comes from. The newly developed material breaks this rule and could potentially be More info

Publ. 13-02-2017 17:00
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21 Feb, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Mingming HU (CML): "Resource efficiency in built environment"
Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley and Leiden Observatory): "Io, the most volcanically active body in our Solar System"
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23 Feb, 09:00, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Anne van Oosten (LACDR): Emergence of tissue mechanics from non-linear biopolymer networks and cells packed to the jamming threshold


23 Feb, 16:00, Gorlaeus laboratories LUMY 04.28
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Gene Block (Los Angeles) : "Aging and the biological clock"
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