Empa - Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt

Technics & Industry
5. März 2020, 15:03
Research results

Heat islands in cities: Every tree counts

The warmest winter since weather records began is just coming to an end. The average temperature was 3.4 degrees Celsius above the average for the...  [mehr]

 
Technics & Industry
27. Februar 2020, 15:34
Research results

The cold-start dilemma

From January to September 2019, almost 17,000 hybrids and plug-in hybrids were redeemed in Switzerland – an increase of 60 percent over the...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
25. Februar 2020, 10:54
Research results, Research projects

CO2 tracking in space

Cities are veritable CO2 spinners, but how much emission is actually emitted can hardly be reliably determined at present. Current estimates are...  [mehr]

 
Health
18. Februar 2020, 9:19
Research results, Research projects

How to mend a broken heart

On wind- and wave-swept coasts, they adhere stoically to rocks, boats and jetties: sea mussels. With super powers that make Spiderman turn pale,...  [mehr]

 
 
 
 
Earth & Life
8. Januar 2020, 16:16
Research results

Visualizing chemical reactions

- - - Infrared (IR) thermography is used to determine the temperature of humans and objects with high precision and without interfering with...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
10. Dezember 2019, 10:15
Research results, Research projects

How to induce magnetism in graphene

Depending on the shape and orientation of their edges, graphene nanostructures (also known as nanographenes) can have very different properties...  [mehr]