Research and Development

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Airbus and University of Surrey Develop Coating to Protect Satellites Against Oxygen Damage

A nano-level coating developed by Airbus and the University of Surrey can protect satellites in low-Earth orbit from ultraviolet radiation and atomic oxygen.

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A New Study Unveils the Potential of Melanin-Mimetic Materials

A new study by the Chiba University, inspired by the colour changes in a peacock's feather, revealed how melanin-mimetic materials, such as polydopamine, could lead to anti-counterfeit and sensing applications.

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New Coatings for Plastics will Prevent Transmission of Hospital-acquired Infections

The MOBACT project is developing bio-based solutions as an environmentally sustainable alternative to metal in order to fight the current major public health problem of hospital-acquired infection.

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