Arnoud Cornelissen

Electric push boat helps inland navigation towards emission-free future

In the New Deal that the maritime transport sector concluded last year with the Dutch Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Water Management, it was agreed, among other things, that inland shipping would be emission-free and climate-neutral by 2050. To achieve this goal, the...

Low lymphocyte count in your blood indicates upcoming grave illness

If the number of so-called lymphocytes in your blood is very low, then this is an indication that you may become gravely ill over time. A Danish study published today has revealed these results in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Thanks to this insight, doctors can now take...

Sensors reveal if you move the right way with your new hip

Along with the increasing number of people who are ageing, the number of hip and knee prostheses is also on the rise in The Netherlands. At the moment around 50,000 people are getting a new hip or knee. It is of the utmost importance for a successful recovery that people with these kinds of joint...

Electric delivery vehicles enable emission-free deliveries

It’s simple on paper. Just make sure that only emission-free vehicles are allowed to deliver goods in cities and then you’re well on your way to achieving your climate targets. However, it does drive up the costs for fleet managers. A study has shown that operational costs could...

Sensor in a pacifier monitors baby’s health

Portable biosensors that monitor health and fitness without the need to apply anything on your actual body are becoming increasingly popular among adults. This technology isn’t particularly suitable for use with newborns. The devices are often bulky. Or there is a risk that the delicate skin...

Surgeons soon able to print 3D implants during surgery

A surgeon will soon be able to print an implant, such as a new rib, in the operating room by themselves. This is possible thanks to a specialized 3D printer for medical implants. The Institute of Production Engineering at TU Graz has designed a new method for this purpose. This 3D metal printing...

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