3D lung model

What does graphene do in our lungs?

Oct 18, 2018 | Graphene has been hailed as the material of the future. As yet, however, little is known about whether and how graphene affects our health if it gets into the body. A team of researchers from Empa and the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) in Fribourg ha...
The “Norman Foster Solar Award” goes to NEST

Great honor for "Solar Fitness & Wellness" at NEST

Oct 17, 2018 | At the 28th Swiss Solar Awards Ceremony on 16 October 2018, the NEST unit "Solar Fitness & Wellness" received one of the three coveted "Norman Foster Solar Awards". The solar-powered fitness and wellness facility in the Empa and Eawag research and in...
Auszeichnung für Lehrlingsausbildung

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Oct 15, 2018 | Auszeichnung für die Empa: Das Forschungsinstitut ist nicht nur ein guter Ort für erstklassige Wissenschaft; die Empa ist auch einer der besten Lehrbetriebe der Schweiz. Dies wurde ihr kürzlich vom Beratungsunternehmen «Great Place to Work» attestier...

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