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Fat is healthier than sugar – and now it turns out that the harmful substances from the blood sugar are detoxified in connection to the fatty acid metabolism in the cell. Photo: Lise Balsby

2017.09.04 | iNano

The fat metabolism of the body protects against the harmful effects of sugar

Researchers from Aarhus University, including assist. prof Thomas B. Poulsen have discovered a metabolite that reveals how the fatty acid metabolism of the body protects against the harmful effects of sugar. In general, the researchers have discovered that the fatty acid metabolism in the cells causes a detoxification of the harmful substances…

Tubes with mussel glue will in the future be able to replace sutures and staples in the hospitals' operating rooms. Video with Dr. Fiona Linnea Bach-Gansmo, Director of Bioco Medico IVS.

2017.08.30 | iNano

Mussel gels must be made ready for surgery

Tubes with mussel glue will in the future be able to replace sutures and staples in the hospitals' operating rooms. Researchers at Aarhus University have copied the mussel glue production and improved it so much that they have established the spinout company Bioco Medico in order to get the glue brought to the market.

ST TAP Award 2017 goes to iNANO researcher Jacques Chevallier

2017.08.29 | iNano

Jacques Chevallier receives ST TAP Award 2017

Congratulations to Jacques Chevallier, Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO), who receives ST TAP Award 2017. Jacques Chevallier receives the award for his considerable efforts during forty years – both technically and academically.

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