# 69 / October 2020 / Focus: The dark side of prosperity
Christmas is just around the corner – and we decorate, feast, and give presents. Our wealthy society leaves its mark on the environment. But we have the chance to minimize that damage. Empa is researching into environmentally friendly asphalt and concrete, eco-fuels for trucks, effective protection against noise pollution – and materials for storing the most malicious waste we produce: nuclear waste. Read the latest EmpaQuarterly online or download the pdf-version.
# 68 / April 2020 / Focus: With fresh ideas out of the crisis
The current issue of the Empa Quarterly presents fresh ideas from the Empa Laboratory which, with their innovative power, can help to successfully overcome these turbulent times. From new fabrication methods such as alloys created during the manufacturing process, to electronics derived from the printer. Read the latest EmpaQuarterly online or download the pdf-version.