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Latest VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Stories

2012-10-17 12:01:18

Information technology and electronics are becoming entwined with our everyday lives in industry, the service sector, transport, logistics, health care, housing, education, and our leisure time, almost without our noticing it.

2012-07-05 10:31:31

A study carried out by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland indicates that extreme weather conditions cost EU transport system at least €15 billion a year.

2012-05-29 08:10:41

Friction is a key phenomenon in applied physics, whose origin has been studied for centuries.

19th Century Shipwreck Beer Could Be Recreated
2012-05-13 05:02:54

Beer discovered two years ago onboard a shipwreck from the mid-1800s could possibly be recreated using living bacteria discovered in the brew, Finnish researchers announced last Thursday.

2012-02-28 09:43:50

VTT researchers have shown that surface tension on a solid material is unconnected to the energy required to create a new surface.

2012-02-15 21:36:12

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the leading multi-technological applied research organisation in Northern Europe, has developed an optical accessory that turns an ordinary camera phone into a high-resolution microscope.

2012-02-09 23:20:11

As the proportion of senior citizens grows, their special needs are gaining momentum.

2012-02-07 14:55:45

Foam forming technology gives exciting opportunities to develop new recyclable and light weight wood fiber products.

2012-01-12 15:11:16

No less than one third of a car's fuel consumption is spent in overcoming friction, and this friction loss has a direct impact on both fuel consumption and emissions.

2011-12-14 12:01:23

A study led by Research Professor Matej Orešič from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland suggests that Alzheimer's disease is preceded by a molecular signature indicative of hypoxia and up-regulated pentose phosphate pathway.


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