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Flares in the universe can now be studied on earth

Flares in the universe can now be studied on earth

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 07:01 BST

Solar flares, cosmic radiation, and the northern lights are well known phenomena. But exactly how their enormous energy arises is not as well known. Now, physicists at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a new way to study these spectacular space plasma phenomena in a laboratory environment.

Eating fish could prevent Parkinson’s disease

Eating fish could prevent Parkinson’s disease

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 07:00 BST

Parvalbumin, a protein found in great quantities in several different fish species, has been shown to help prevent the formation of certain protein structures closely associated with Parkinson’s disease. A new study from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, shines more light on the link between consumption of fish and better long-term neurological health.

Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on implants

Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on implants

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2018 08:00 BST

A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. These are the findings of new research from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, recently published in the scientific journal Advanced Materials Interfaces.

Certain iron supplements may influence the development of colon cancer

Certain iron supplements may influence the development of colon cancer

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2018 08:00 BST

Two common iron compounds increase the formation of a known biomarker for cancer, according to a new study of cancer cells from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The two compounds, ferric citrate and ferric EDTA, are often used in dietary supplements and as a food additive respectively, in worldwide markets including the USA and the EU.

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Ivan Mijakovic, Professor at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers

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“Something else that’s becoming big, and I think is going to be very important in the future, is so-called ‘biosensing’. Graphene conduct...

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But more research is needed on health risks

But more research is need...

"More research is needed before we can claim it is entirely safe. Among other things, we know that graphene does not degrade easily,” say...

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Santosh Pandit, postdoc at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering

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Santosh Pandit, postdoctoral researcher at Chalmers, had expected the graphene flakes to harm human cells as well: "It surprised me that ...

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Jie Sun, Associate Professor at Micro Technology and Nanoscience

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Associate Professor Jie Sun has long experience in graphene research, and is proud of the research results. "I was surprised at how effec...

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The textile generates electricity when the fibers are deformed

The textile generates ele...

When the textile is stretched or exposed to pressure, the deformation of the piezoelectric fibres (pink) causes a reorganisation of the c...

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Electric textile lights a lamp when stretched

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Anja Lund demonstrates the technology with a piece of the electric textile in the shoulder strap of a bag (the lighter-coloured part). Wh...

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Sulphur-detecting plane

Sulphur-detecting plane

The plane that the Chalmers researchers use to detect sulphur emissions from ships. Video: Johan Mellqvist

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Aerial sniffer detection of sulphur emissions

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Aerial sniffer detection of sulphur emissions from a vessel on the Baltic Sea. Video: Johan Mellqvist

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Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology

Documents   •   Nov 15, 2017 07:40 GMT

Fact sheet about the quantum revolution, central quantum phenomena and quantum technology.

Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology

Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology

Documents   •   Nov 15, 2017 07:40 GMT

Fact sheet on the research programme Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology, led by Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Quieter cities of the future, Lessening the severe health effects of traffic noise in cities by emission reductions

Traffic noise is the second biggest environmental problem in the EU, according to WHO. After air pollution, noise is affecting health the most. But legislation regarding noise pollution is insufficient. A new report shows how negative health effects of noise can be reduced. Several means are easiest to apply in dense cities.

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