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29 Jun 2017 - Awardshow 20 Seconds Science postponed We are sorry to announce that the awardshow of 20 Seconds Science has been postponed. The new event will be in September/October. All submissions will still be valid for the upcoming event. If you are still working on a movie, please send them in any way to Mathieu Nass. We'll keep you posted! 20 Jun 2017 - MIRA beach volleyball We can look back at a very succesfull event. 18 Jun 2017 - Development smartwatch app ZGT and University of Twente awarded for Best Diabetes Idea 2017 The Diameter is awarded for the Best Diabetes Idea of 2017. Research partners ZGT and University of Twente received this price on 15 July 2017.
14 Jun 2017 - Rapid Prototyping Lab: new 3D-printing lab The University of Twente has opened its own 3D-printing lab – the Rapid Prototyping Lab. 12 Jun 2017 - University of Twente chip captures individual cells in minuscule gels Researchers at the University of Twente’s MIRA research institute have developed a chip that can capture and hold individual cells in the exact centre of a minuscule hydrogel droplet. Their novel method keeps cells alive for multiple weeks, which makes it easier to study them. 8 Jun 2017 - Inaugural lecture: ‘Artificial organs are going to replace failing organs’ In the not-too-distant future, artificial organs made of biomaterials and living cells will replace failing human organs. This will render treatment techniques such as renal dialysis unnecessary, and patients will no longer have to wait years for a donor organ. This is the view of Prof. Dimitrios Stamatialis, Professor of (Bio)artificial Organs at the University of Twente. 6 Jun 2017 - State-of-the-art radiation lab at UT The University of Twente’s Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM) recently opened a highly versatile X-ray laboratory. 29 May 2017 - Separating DNA: from hours to minutes Researchers of the University of Twente developed a glass microchip for ultrafast separation and purification of DNA fragments. The chip, moreover, is easy to produce and cheap.