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Monday, 26 June 2017

ICN2 in the Media: Diari Ara reflects on cyborgs and nanorobots

An article in Ara newspaper reflects on what makes a cyborg a cyborg and considers the far-reaching influence that technology has on human beings. ICREA Research Prof. Victor F. Puntes shares his views on how nanorobots and nanoparticles will change the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer. For him, if humankind were ever to achieve immortality, we would be doomed within five minutes.

Monday, 26 June 2017

ICN2 in the Media: On quantum physics and the speed of light

Last Sunday ICREA Research Prof. Stephan Roche responded to a reader’s comment on the possibility of quantum effects being faster than light. La Vanguardia, a newspaper with a long tradition in science communication, includes a section where science-related questions sent in by readers are answered by experts.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

Graphene 2017 Conference in the media

The Graphene 2017 Conference, brought together academia and industry to integrate new graphene technologies into practical applications. ICN2 and ICFO were the local organisers of this Conference gathering in Barcelona around 1000 graphene experts from around the world.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga in special 50th anniversary issue of Photonics Spectra

Prof. Laura M. Lechuga, leader of the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, were was featured in a recent article in Photonics Spectra magazine on the rise and promise of integrated photonics in medicine and the life sciences. The group’s innovative nanophotonic biosensor has applications in early cancer detection, as well in environmental pollution warning.