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Fraunhofer and Stef Wertheimer promote applied research in Israel
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is strengthening its ties to Israel, a world leader in technology. To that end, Europe’s largest organization for applied research is cooperating with the Israeli industria...

Fewer surgeries with degradable implants
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Until now, in cases of bone fracture, doctors have used implants made of steel and titanium, which have to be removed after healing. To spare patients burdensome inter- ventions, researchers are worki...

Electric cars without drivers
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
E-Mobile will park independently in the future and will also be able to find the next charging station without a driver. Researchers are working on electric cars that can travel short distances autono...

Detecting leaks in biogas plants by laser
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Servicing biogas plants is challenging. Leaks from which methane escapes are particularly problematic – from a security, a technical, an economic as well as an environmentally friendly perspective. Re...

Health screening for industrial machines
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Germany’s Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come a step closer to the ideal of a se...

Versatile bonding for lightweight components
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
New materials are making cars, planes and all sorts of other things lighter. The catch is that many of these materials can’t be welded. Now there’s an alternative joining me- thod available – gradient...

A coating that protects against heat and oxidation
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Researchers have developed a coating technique that they plan to use to protect tur- bine engine and waste incinerator components against heat and oxidation. A topcoat from micro-scaled hollow alumini...

Diagnosing prostate cancer quickly and safely
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Distinguishing between benign and malignant prostate tissue is difficult. A new device facilitates the diagnosis for doctors: Through a visual analysis, they can reliably determine if they are dealing...

Endoscopy with panoramic view
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Whether physicians examine or operate on the bladder wall with an endoscope, they can catch a glimpse of only a miniscule section of the organ – their viewpoint is like that of someone looking through...

Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Fraunhofer scientists have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time. Field lines in magnetic systems such as generators or motors, which are invisible t...