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Ground-breaking ceremony for new research campus

Go-ahead for an innovative research campus

May 6, 2021 | On Wednesday, 5 May, the expansion of the Empa and Eawag research campus in Dübendorf began with a ground-breaking ceremony for a new laboratory building. This was attended by representatives of the two research institutes, the general contractor, th...
Tiny plastic particles in the environment

Nanoplastics – an underestimated problem?

May 4, 2021 | The images leave no one cold: giant vortices of floating plastic trash in the world's oceans with sometimes devastating consequences for their inhabitants – the sobering legacy of our modern lifestyle. Weathering and degradation processes produce cou...
High Performance Ceramics

Heavy charge against water germs

Apr 29, 2021 | Removing pathogens from drinking water is especially difficult when the germs are too tiny to be caught by conventional filters. Researchers at Empa and Eawag are developing new materials and processes to free water from pathogenic microorganisms suc...
 

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