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  • Empa makes eco-cement

    co2 concrete research Cement production is responsible for 9 percent of carbon emissions in Switzerland. Researchers at Empa believe that this can be changed. Even cement production methods that absorb more CO₂ than they emit are on the

    Empa makes eco-cement
  • High melanin yield from the honey fungus

    voice in the head High melanin yield from the honey fungus Short News High melanin yield from the honey fungus biology empa laboratory melanin research Melanin is more valuable than gold. Researchers at Empa recently succeeded in extracting

    High melanin yield from the honey fungus
  • Researchers investigate environmental risks of nanomedicines

    environmental risks of nanomedicines by sda Short News Researchers investigate environmental risks of nanomedicines empa environmental risks nanomedicines pharmacological studies risk analysis Nanomaterials are opening up new possibilities

    Researchers investigate environmental risks of nanomedicines
  • Smart ropes

    future use. For this reason, a team of researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (Empa) has developed a warning system for fibers. The coating is applied to ropes and consists of the three layers silver,

    Smart ropes
  • Naratek RSS Feed

    are probably wood and paper. But in the form of nanocellulose, it is also a promising material for the medical field. Empa researchers are working on a 3D-printed skin sensor made of a jelly-like material that can monitor blood values.

  • Changing shapes and materials using a 3D printer

    by sda Short News Changing shapes and materials using a 3D printer 3d printing magnets materials research technology Empa researchers have used a 3D printer to produce metal parts that are divided into surfaces with different properties.

    Changing shapes and materials using a 3D printer
  • Flying wind power plants to generate energy at great heights

    to generate energy at great heights energy kites power plants wind power At high altitudes the wind is much stronger. Empa researchers want to harness the energy slumbering in the wind with the aid of kites. The technology would be

    Flying wind power plants to generate energy at great heights
  • 3D-printed cellulose skin sensor could monitor blood values

    are probably wood and paper. But in the form of nanocellulose, it is also a promising material for the medical field. Empa researchers are working on a 3D-printed skin sensor made of a jelly-like material that can monitor blood values.

    3D-printed cellulose skin sensor could monitor blood values
  • Researchers create record-breaking flexible solar cell

    flexible solar cells been so efficient: A team from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) has created a flexible thin-film solar cell with a record-breaking efficiency of 20.8 percent. Flexible thin-film solar

    Researchers create record-breaking flexible solar cell
  • The enchantress of numbers

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    The enchantress of numbers
  • The unrecognized pioneer

    October 04, 2021 Short News New repair method for old bridges Many bridges are getting on in years and need renovation. Empa has optimised a strengthening method that allows concrete to withstand 77 percent more pressure. September 13, 2021

    The unrecognized pioneer
  • Structure that creates stability

    market maturity A first test of the concept is about to begin. The slab is part of the “HiLo” project run by Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research. “HiLo” is a two-story building near Zurich,

    Structure that creates stability
  • Online tool evaluates the ecological footprint of cars

    for 15 million metric tonnes of CO₂ equivalents – which is one percent more than in 1990. Further Short News Empa makes eco-cement Climate scenarios made simple Green electricity takes liquid form: pilot plant for e-fuel up and

    Online tool evaluates the ecological footprint of cars
  • Climate scenarios made simple

    “Scenario Explorer” offers the opportunity to browse a large number of pre-calculated models. Further Short News Empa makes eco-cement Green electricity takes liquid form: pilot plant for e-fuel up and running Reducing false alarms in

    Climate scenarios made simple
  • Moderna co-founder Bob Langer in conversation

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    Moderna co-founder Bob Langer in conversation
  • Surviving on Mars – thanks to cyanobacteria

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    Surviving on Mars – thanks to cyanobacteria
  • How to keep your underwear clean in space

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    How to keep your underwear clean in space
  • Robot dispenses hugs on demand

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    Robot dispenses hugs on demand
  • Smartwatch activates insulin production

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    Smartwatch activates insulin production
  • Solar cells from the printer

    07, 2021 Short News Knitted roads Road pavements require bitumen as a binder. But its production has many disadvantages. Empa researchers are now experimenting with string, which holds gravel together without the need for concrete - and is also

    Solar cells from the printer

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