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flying robotvideo

Novel Flying Robot Mimics Rapid Insect Flight

A novel insect-inspired flying robot, developed by TU Delft researchers from the Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab), has been presented in Science (14 September...
wound healing

A Mere Drop of Blood Makes Skin Cells Line up

What happens to skin cells when they are confronted with blood? A team of researchers from Oslo University Hospital, led by Emma Lång and...
Tiny Diamonds

Superradiance: Quantum Effect Detected in Tiny Diamonds

The effect has been predicted theoretically decades ago - but it is very hard to provide experimental evidence for it: "Superradiance" is the phenomenon...
two dimensional materials

Watching Two-Dimensional Materials Grow

They are among the thinnest structures on earth: “two dimensional materials” are crystals which consist of only one or a few layers of atoms....
synthetic antibody

A Novel Synthetic Antibody Enables Conditional “Protein Knockdown” in Vertebrates

Perhaps the most important basic component of all cells are proteins that perform a wide variety of functions in cells and tissues. In order...
artificial placenta

Artificial Placenta Created in the Laboratory

The placenta has an essential and highly complex task: it must ensure the exchange of important substances between the mother and her unborn child,...
Wireless Internet

Antennas for Extremely Fast Wireless Internet

NWO has granted a Take-off feasibility study for the start-up of the new spin-off MaxWaves, whicaimsh  to commercialize new wireless technology to enable extremely fast...
laser system

Designing Laser Systems Made Easy

The Adlershof-based BeamXpert GmbH is developing software for real-time simulation of laser propagation in optical systems. It supports developers designing laser systems. Its two...
metabolic syndrome

New Computational Tool Reveals Subtypes of Metabolic Syndrome in Mice

Scientists at TU/e have developed a new computational model that accurately predicts the gradual, long-term progression of metabolic syndrome in mice. This disease affects...
Mechanochemistry

If Solubility Is the Problem – Mechanochemistry Is the Solution

Chemists from TU Dresden synthesize supersized nanographenes with ball milling Chemist Dr. Lars Borchardt and his team at TU Dresden recently achieved a huge breakthrough...
heart valves

Belly Helps Cultured Heart Valve to Finally Find Its Shape

For over fifteen years, scientists have been looking for the golden formula to grow heart valves using body cells. Now a method finally seems...
flexible fibre composites

Smart Materials for Robotics and Prostheses: New Research Training Group Investigates...

Dresden-based researchers strive to develop a completely novel class of materials, integrating actuators and sensors into flexible fibre composites.  To this purpose, the German...
nanotransistor

Innovative Nanotransistor for Easy Measurement of Electrolyte Concentration in Blood

Testing the blood of patients that doctors believe may be suffering from an electrolyte imbalance is usually a major effort because various selective tests...
optical microscopy

Stagediving with Biomolecules Improves Optical Microscopy

The resolution of conventional optical microscopy is limited by the fundamental physical principle of diffraction to about one half of the wavelength of the...
surgery robot

New Robot for Skull Base Surgery Is Very Accurate and Alleviates...

Drilling out a hole in the skull base has to be done with great precision and often takes many hours. It is an intervention...
Coffee filter

‘Coffee Filter’ Helps Make New Cancer Drug 1000 Times Cheaper

Tamoxifen is known world-wide as a blockbuster chemotherapeutic drug for the treatment of breast cancer, but it is not always effective. Before it can...
Microsensor

New Microsensor Enables Kidney Dialysis to Be Customized

Kidney failure makes around two million people worldwide dependent on kidney dialysis to clean their blood. A tube is connected to a blood vessel...
Graphics processing units

Keeping GPUs Young

Graphics processing units are not only used for displaying graphics. Today, they are frequently used for particularly challenging calculations – for example in scientific...
Nanostructures

Nanostructures Made of Previously Impossible Material

When you bake a cake, you can combine the ingredients in almost any proportions, and they will still always be able to mix together....
silicon quantum

Quantum Race Accelerates Development of Silicon Quantum Chip

The worldwide race to create more, better and reliable quantum processors is progressing fast, as a team of TU Delft scientists led by Professor...