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  • Health: focus on intraocular lens implants
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    Health: focus on intraocular lens implants

    Dr Christophe Pagnoulle, Research and Development Director with PhysIOL, a commercial firm initiated by Liège University (Belgium) to capitalise on innovation in the field of intraocular lens implants...

  • Zero Energy Buildings: Opportunity for Plastics
    Planet 4 min

    Zero Energy Buildings: Opportunity for Plastics

    Starting in 2019 all new buildings constructed in the EU will have to produce on-site more renewable energy on-site than they consume. This is the result of a revision by the European Parliament of t...

  • OneDollarGlasses: high quality eyewear even the poorest can afford.
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    OneDollarGlasses: high quality eyewear even the poorest can afford.

    We talked to Martin Aufmuth, founder of the OneDollarGlasses organisation and inventor of a mobile optician’s workshop to make eyeglasses available to all poor and isolated communities....

  • Osteoid, the new generation plaster
    At a glance 1 min

    Osteoid, the new generation plaster

    Deniz Karasahin is a Turkish designer using 3D printing to advance medical sciences. He has developed a plaster concept dubbed “Osteoid” that lets fractures heal faster than traditional casts. Oste...

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