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12-11-2018 | Manufacturing | News | Article

Thin films from Germany Bound for Mercury

On 20 October, the European-Japanese BepiColombo mission to study Mercury began. It included thin films produced at the Fraunhofer IST.

08-11-2018 | Biomedical Technology | News | Article

Medication through the Skin

If drugs are to enter the body painlessly and efficiently, they can be administered via skin patches. Researchers at Empa and the University of Fribourg are currently developing nanocontainers for therapeutic agents that can be controlled by light.

06-11-2018 | Materials Technology | News | Article

Customised Biosynthetics

Chemists have developed a new method to precisely control the length of fatty acids chains, creating synthesised materials with tailor-made properties. In future, a special layered structure could be used for high-tech membranes.​​​​​​​

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Automotive News

12-11-2018 | Fuel Cell | News | Article

Nikola Provides Glimpse of Tre Fuel Cell Truck

Nikola Motor Company has showcased a fuel cell truck developed especially for Europe. The US start-up is already receiving pre-order reservations for the Nikola Tre.

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