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FAU engineers supplies technological basis for multimedia forensics When solving crimes, even renowned forensics experts sometimes reach their limits, for example when the quality of video material from near the scene of a crime is very poor. A research project hopes to remedy this situation: In co...

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Research at FAU into new applications for bioactive glass Bioactive glass is actually an old friend as it was developed around 50 years ago. Due to its properties that promote bone growth, it has often since been used in regenerative medicine as a material to replace bone or in dentistry. In addi...

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How can you enable people who are no longer able to write themselves to write a personal note or continue to write a diary in their own handwriting? A team of researchers at FAU have now developed a method for imitating handwriting using artificial intelligence (AI). The more legible the writing, th...

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FAU scientists develop method for cleaning surfaces at the nanoscale A team of scientists at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has developed a novel mechanical cleaning method for surfaces on the nanoscale. The technique successfully removes even the tiniest contaminants down ...

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Helping each other is the order of the day. This not only applies in your neighbourhood, but also at the University. Chairs and institutes at FAU have started collaborating with Neue Materialien Fürth (NMF) GmbH, a research centre of the Bavarian State, to manufacture personal protective equipment t...

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Many clinics and medical facilities are facing a shortage of respiratory masks these days – the demand during the current corona pandemic has exploded. Procurement is difficult, and in some cases the supply is completely lacking.  Image: Siegfried Werner, LSP Prof. Dr. Dirk Schubert from t...