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FoE Human & Biotechnology

Planet Research

Researchers in the Field of Expertise Human & Biotechnology are developing apparatus and methods for medical applications and use enzymes and living microorganisms in technical applications. Research results are channelled into medicine, environmental technology, industry and agriculture, thus benefitting society.

Eine Zeichnung von Karin Stana Kleinschek. Im Hintergrund ist ein schematisches Labor zu sehen.

“Nature can do easily what our researchers cannot do.”

Karin Stana Kleinschek has dedicated her professional life to the question of how materials can be produced from renewable resources and made degradable or recyclable.   Read more 29 May 2020
Mann in Labormantel mit Glaskolben

Breaking down stubborn cellulose in time lapse

Researchers at TU Graz in Austria have for the first time ever succeeded in visualizing at the single-molecule level the processes involved in a biological nanomachine, known as the cellulosome, as it degrades crystalline cellulose. The fundamental insights thus obtained could support sustainable...   Read more 20 May 2020


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