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Formula calculates thickness of bombproof concrete
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
A new type of steel-reinforced concrete protects buildings better from bomb attacks. Researchers have developed a formula to quickly calculate the concrete’s required thickness. The material will be u...

Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Innovative nano-material based supercapacitors are set to bring mass market appeal a good step closer to the lukewarm public interest in Germany. This movement is currently being motivated by the adva...

Linking television and the Internet
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
In the “LinkedTV“ project, researchers are seamlessly connecting TV offerings with the Internet. Audiences will benefit from an informative and personalized viewing experience.

Managing the data jungle
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Many biology labs fight with a glut of measurement data. New software aims to make this a thing of the past: it simplifies laboratory experiment evaluation and unifies how data is saved. It even ident...

Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Although telemedicine could improve the quality of life of patients with chronic liver diseases, viable home care systems are still lacking. Scientists working on the EU-project “d-LIVER” mean to reme...

Fast building inspection from the air
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Many buildings in Germany are in need of renovation. The reasons for this are often aging building structures and environmental influences. In the future, flying inspection robots will be able to acce...

New drugs to combat asthma and the like
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Science and industry are collaborating to develop future pharmaceuticals for treating chronic inflammatory diseases. The medicines will combat immunological processes that have gone wrong.

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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200
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Klaudia Kunze takes on responsibility for the new Communications Division at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0200
Klaudia Kunze has become director of the new Communications division at Fraunhofer at the beginning of June 2014. She will be reporting directly to President Prof. Reimund Neugebauer.

Implanted infection prevention
Mon, 2 Jun 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Hospital germs can be fatal, since they are resistant to antibiotics. As a result, alternative methods of defense against bacteria are in demand. Fortunately, a German-French research team has been ab...