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Sustainable fuels

Volatile stuff for heavy trucks

Nov 24, 2020 | In future, commercial vehicles will not only have to emit less CO2 but also meet stricter exhaust emission limits. Many experts expect that this could herald the end for fossil diesel. One possible alternative is dimethyl ether: The highly volatile s...
Empa scientists among this year's «Highly Cited Researchers»

Influencer of their science

Nov 18, 2020 | Every year, those scientists whose publications have been cited most frequently and who are thus considered particularly influential in their field are selected. As was the case last year, Empa researchers Bernd Nowack and Maksym Kovalenko are again ...
Food technology

Drying fruit with ionic wind

Nov 17, 2020 | After the summer harvest, fruits are sold as dried products suitable for the current season. However, if fruit or vegetables are dried with heat, nutrients can be destroyed and flavors can be reduced. This is why non-thermal drying of food – i.e. wit...
Mit vereinten Kräften für sichere Masken

Projekt ReMask

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 issue online.

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