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Nanoteilchen gegen Netzhauterkrankungen

Forscher der Universität Regensburg haben Nanoteilchen entwickelt, die künftig in der Augenheilkunde eingesetzt werden könnten. Die nur etwa 50 Nanometer grossen Teilchen setzen sich - nach der Injektion in den Blutkreislauf - an der Wand der Blutgefässe fest, die die Netzhaut versorgen.

Posted: Mar 27th, 2013

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New nanocomposite membrane treating wastewater

A newly developed membrane used to separate waste from water could become key in the treatment of pollutants ranging from acid mine drainage to oil-containing wastewater, as well as in processes ranging from desalination to kidney dialysis.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2013

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Spleen-on-a-chip - a sepsis therapeutic device with magnetic nanobeads

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further advance a blood-cleansing technology developed at the Institute with prior DARPA support, and help accelerate its translation to humans as a new type of sepsis therapy.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2013

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'Metascreen' forms ultra-thin invisibility cloak

Scientists have developed a cloak that is just micrometres thick and can hide three-dimensional objects from microwaves in their natural environment, in all directions and from all of the observers' positions.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2013

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Urban living goes soft

The SOFT HOUSE, a winning competition project for adaptable live/work row housing designed by the KVA Matx Team with 360+ Architekten opens today in Hamburg, Germany in the International Building Exhibition (IBA). The Soft House offers a new model for carbon neutral construction and an ecologically responsive lifestyle that can be personalized to meet homeowner needs.

Posted: Mar 25th, 2013

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