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Combatting periodontal pathogens
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
A total 12 million Germans suffer from periodontitis. If the inflammation remains untreated, this could lead to tooth loss. However, it is also suspected of triggering many other diseases, like cardio...

Minimally invasive surgery with hydraulic assistance
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Endoscopic surgery requires great manual dexterity on the part of the operating surgeon. Future endoscopic instruments equipped with a hydraulic control system will provide added support during minima...

Miniature camera may lead to fewer accidents
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Measuring only a few cubic millimeters, a new type of camera module might soon be integrated into future driver assistance systems to help car drivers facing critical situations. The little gadget can...

Engineering new vehicle powertrains
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Car engines – whether driven by gasoline, diesel, or electricity – waste an abundance of energy. Researchers are working on ways to stem this wastefulness. Ultramodern test facilities are helping them...

More efficient transformer materials
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Almost every electronic device contains a transformer. An important material used in their construction is electrical steel. Researchers have found a way to improve the performance of electrical steel...

Analyzing gold and steel – rapidly and precisely
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Optical emission spectrometers are widely used in the steel industry but the instruments currently employed are relatively large and bulky. A novel sensor makes it possible to significantly reduce the...

20th anniversary of Fraunhofer USA
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s premier research and development organization, is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its U.S. subsidiary – its largest outside of Germany. As part of the celebration...

Clear path for safe rail traffic through Europe
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200
From Berlin to Budapest, from Prague to Paris – to travel safely, economically and inexpensively by train through Europe, uniform signal and train control solutions are needed. As a consequence of his...

Spatial movie production – more creative and better value
Thu, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200
The days when the camera viewed a scene from a single position are long gone. Nowadays, special effects are in demand, and even more so if they’re in 3D. Researchers in the Spatial-AV project looked a...

On the way to a safe and secure Smart Home
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:30:00 +0200
A growing number of household operations can be managed via the Internet. Today’s “Smart Home” promises efficient building management. But often the systems are not secure and can only be retrofitted ...