European scientists at EPFL labs have designed an ultra-compact motor - dubbed MicroThrust - that will allow small satellites to journey beyond Earth's orbit using just a tenth of a liter of fuel.
Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne have come up with an algorithm that can track all the players in a sports match, and say it could soon appear at international competitions.
Optofluidics - now that's something we haven't really seen before on our virtual pages.
The use of reprogrammed stem cells for medical treatments is looking doubtful, with the discovery that such cells can lead to genomic abberations which could cause cancer.
A projector small enough to be incorporated in a cellphone should be on the market next year.
A Swiss robotics researcher has created a flying robot that can perch on walls or trees.