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Tuesday, 06 February 2018

ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán protests against travel bans in the U.S.

After one year of travel bans blocking entry to the U.S. for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries, Prof. Gustau Catalán keeps declining invitations to participate in Conferences held in the U.S. to protest U.S. policies. He explains his position together with many other testimonials in an article published by Inside Higher Ed.

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.

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.

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.