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Tuesday, 06 February 2018

ICN2 nanomedicine on the radio

ICREA Prof. Victor Puntes, leader of the ICN2 Inorganic Nanoparticles Group, discussed the latest advances in nanomedicine on regional radio station RAC1. He shared the Via Lliure microphones with Dr. Elena Martínez of IBEC and science journalist Núria Jar.

Monday, 05 February 2018

ICN2 in the Media: Flexoelectricity on TV

The finding that bone is flexoelectric and plays a role in the bone-repair process has garnered significant interest in regional and national media. Here we leave you with the video clip broadcast by TV3, Catalonia's public television channel.

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Announcing the ICN2 Severo Ochoa International Conference

The ICN2 is pleased to announce the ICN2 Severo Ochoa International Conference. On 15 and 16 February, in-house research leaders will share the stage with prominent international scientists to recap the latest advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology. In celebration of the final chapter of the ICN2 Severo Ochoa Programme, the event will take place at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona.

Friday, 02 February 2018

ICN2 in the Media: On flexoelectricity and bone repair

Last month ICN2 researchers revealed how a physical phenomenon at the nanoscale, flexoelectricity, stimulates the biological process of bone self-repair. Their paper, "Flexoelectricity in Bones", was published in Advanced Materials on 19 January. Helped along by an ICN2 press conference held in Barcelona, it has since drawn considerable attention from the media.