Successful completion of the EU Graphene Flagship

Graphene research: numerous products, no acute dangers

Feb 22, 2024 | The largest EU research initiative ever launched has come to a successful end: The Graphene Flagship was officially concluded at the end of last year. Empa researchers were also involved, such as molecular biologist Peter Wick, who was part of the He...
Magnetic effects at the origin of life?

It's the spin that makes the difference

Feb 20, 2024 | Biomolecules such as amino acids and sugars occur in two mirror-image forms – in all living organisms, however, only one is ever found. Why this is the case is still unclear. Researchers at Empa and Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany have now found ...
Empa/ETH spin-off aims to increase energy efficiency

Electricity from waste heat thanks to new piston machine

Feb 15, 2024 | Industrial waste heat is an untapped goldmine: It is produced in large quantities, but is hardly used efficiently. A new type of machine developed by Empa scientists and their partners based on an innovative engine technology could change this – also...


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