Press releases and news 2008

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  • Production line for artificial skin

    Press release Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft / 1.12.2008

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    A fully automated process is set to improve the production of artificial tissue: medical scientists can perform transplants with skin produced in the laboratory. This tissue is also suitable for testing chemicals at a low cost without requiring animal experiments.

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  • Nature’s own chemical plant

    Press release Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft / 2.10.2008

    Crude oil is getting more and more expensive, a fact clearly felt by the chemical industry. An alternative source of carbon is biomass, for instance colza and whey, which can likewise be used to produce chemical products.

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