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Molecular electronics

A molecular bridge further

Sep 17, 2019 | Electronics built from molecules could open up new possibilities in the miniaturization of circuits in the future. Empa researchers, together with partners from Switzerland, the Netherlands, Israel, and the UK, succeeded in solving a crucial detail ...
Programmed wood

Wood that shapes itself

Sep 17, 2019 | Researchers from ETH Zurich, Empa and the University of Stuttgart have developed a new technique involving a controlled drying process that makes wooden panels bend into a pre-set shape without the use of any mechanical force.
Bio-inspired bot

"Flying fish" robot can dive and fly

Sep 12, 2019 | A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot had been developed by researchers at Imperial College London. It can travel 26 meters through the air after take-off a...

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