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Glass against harmful bacteria and fungi

This new group of glass materials with biocide activity eliminates over 99.9% of pathogenic microorganisms, but has no toxic effects on the environment and on eukaryotic organisms (like animals and humans). This development could enable interesting applications for biomedical uses, water treatment and food packaging.

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Moisture resistant self-lubricant coating for aerospace applications

Researchers of the CSIC at the Institute of Materials Science of Seville (ICMS)have developed a new material which reduces friction and is ideal for lubrication of components aimed to work in vacuum or space applications.

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Nanoselect: nanotechnology for the challenges in energy and communications

Nanoselect, a project led by the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona (ICMAB), has recently finished. It was aimed at providing new solutions for the challenges in energy efficiency and ICT sectors. This video shows the goal of the project and the results.

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A green laser oven makes better glass and ceramics

Scientists at the CSIC and at the Universidad de Zaragoza have developed an oven with laser technology for industrial production of ceramic and glass more resistant. It uses less energy and material, and reduces the emission of greenhouse gases.

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Technique to obtain high quality graphene and composites

A scientific team at the CSIC has developed a new method to produce high quality graphene and composites which combine graphene with other materials like gold, silver, oxides and polymers.

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