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Chemical Contamination

Detoxifiers from the landfill

Jun 17, 2021 | Bacteria from an Indian landfill could help eliminate contaminated chemicals. The focus is on pesticides such as lindane or brominated flame retardants, which accumulate in nature and in food chains. Researchers at Empa and Eawag used these bacteria ...
Empa/ETH Zurich researcher honored

Maksym Kovalenko to receive the Dan Maydan Prize 2021

Jun 14, 2021 | For his pioneering work on the surface chemistry of nanocrystals and their use for electronic and optoelectronic devices, including batteries, photodetectors, thermoelectrics, solar cells and light sources, Empa/ETH Zurich researcher Maksym Kovalenko...
Now also a virtual experience

NEST to open its virtual doors

Jun 10, 2021 | The research and innovation building NEST of Empa and Eawag can now be visited virtually at any time and from anywhere in the world. The launch of the virtual NEST tour is a further step towards closing the gap between laboratory research and market ...
 

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