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April 01 2018

iGEM 2018 team tackles phagotherapy

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Motivated by the success a team of students from Grenoble encountered at iGEM 2017, a new thirteen-member multidisciplinary team is already in the running for this year’s iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Boston. The team includes students in Phelma’s Biomed program, the Pharmacy School’s biotechnology program, students from business schools IAE and GEM, […] >>

April 01 2018

Winter Olympics: innovation medal for Grenoble’s 5G technology

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Leti, which is coordinating the Europe-Korea 5GChampion consortium, gave a stellar performance at the Winter Olympics. In a world first, Leti and its partners successfully completed intercontinental proof-of-concept testing of the 5G network. The network, made up of terrestrial base stations, millimeter-wave multi-beam antennas, and a satellite emulator, enabled thousands of visitors to the Winter […] >>

April 01 2018

Exploring the surface of CuInS2 nanocrystals

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What is the surface of copper-indium-sulfur nanocrystals really like? This is something that researchers, intrigued by the nanocrystals’ high luminescence, have wanted to know for years. A team at INAC combined MRI and synchrotron images to shed light on the mystery. The researchers discovered a very dense layer of native organic ligands that are constantly […] >>

April 01 2018

Lensless microscopy detects meningitis

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In research conducted at La Timone University Medical Center in Marseille, scientists from Leti completed proof-of-concept testing on technique that uses a lensless microscope to diagnose meningitis. The technique, tested on more than 300 samples, was demonstrated to be just as reliable as and much faster than the current technique, which entails visual counting on […] >>

April 01 2018

Regenerbone bone reconstruction project could lead to startup

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The team of researchers led by Catherine Picart at LMGP* recently began work on Regenerbone, an ERC Proof of Concept project with a grant of €150,000. The eighteen-month project will build on prior research on bone defect repair using an osteoinductive film. The new research will also address regulatory issues, raw-materials supply, and the business […] >>
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