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Computer model calculates heat disipation beneath clothing

Software to speed up clothing development

Nov 21, 2019 | Whether for sports, at work or in the living room – depending on activity and environment, our clothing has to meet different demands. Empa scientists have developed a model that predicts how well a given garment will keep us warm. The crucial factor...
Two Empa scientists among the "Highly Cited Researchers"

A tribute for two researchers

Nov 20, 2019 | Empa researchers Bernd Nowack and Maksym Kovalenko are among the most cited in the world. According to this year's list of "Highly Cited Researchers", the publications of the two Empa researchers in their respective research fields are among the top ...
Wood technology

With artificial intelligence to a better wood product

Nov 19, 2019 | Empa scientist Mark Schubert and his team would like to use the many opportunities offered by machine learning for wood technology applications. Together with Swiss Wood Solutions, Schubert will present his latest project at the Swiss Innovation Foru...

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