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Mirko Kovac

Vertical take-off

Jan 14, 2020 | Mirko Kovac is heading the new Materials and Technology Center of Robotics of Empa and Imperial College London. Together with his team, he develops drones and flying robots, which are supposed to help autonomously with building maintenance, for insta...
Materials and music

Well-varnished violins play longer

Jan 9, 2020 | Don't ever let a violin go without varnish, researchers advise, on the basis of a new study published in the journal "Scientific Reports". The scientists used neutron imaging to investigate what effects different coatings have on the wood of the inst...
On the way to synthetic fuels

Visualizing chemical reactions

Jan 8, 2020 | Researchers at the joint EPFL-Empa lab in Sion have developed a reactor system and an analysis method that has allowed them to observe the real-time production of synthetic natural gas from CO2 and H2 for the first time.

How can our ecological footprint be reduced? Empa is researching various possibilities, whether through sophisticated heating and cooling systems, innovative building refurbishment or novel cement formulas. And how harmful is streaming really? Read the latest issue of our research magazine online.

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