An Empa researcher and her team are trying to figure out how to tell if a self-driving car has gone "blind" and its sensors need replacing.
Swiss scientists are researching a way to reinforce road paving with simple materials and subsequently recycle it: With the help of a robot and a few meters of twine.
Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich have developed a process for wood that generates electrical voltage when pressure is applied to it, thereby acting as a bio-sensor or generating energy.
Scientists at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research Empa are researching a new powertrain concept for commercial vehicles with the use of a special test engine.
A research team from Empa and Imperial College London has developed drones which equip trees with sensors to detect environmental damage in the forest.
To ensure safe, high-performance batteries from environmentally friendly resources, lithium must be replaced by sodium. Swiss scientists have found a chemical solution for this.
In some countries, there is still a lot of resistance against wearing mouth masks. Nevertheless, it does appear to have an effect in the fight […]