Aim in their study was to develop biobased compostable socks from Polylactic acid (PLA), acknowledged as sustainable and eco-friendly is a biodegradable and compostable polymer obtained from annually renewable resources.
For his groundbreaking work on the implementation of graphene in next-generation textiles, AMIBM postdoc Dr. Benjamin Weise was awarded two PhD prices: At first, the Paul Schlack Man-Made Fiber Award 2018 was dedicated to Dr. Weise during the opening session of the annually held Global Fiber Convention (GFC) in Dornbirn/Austria from September 13-15.
During his meetings, deputy Van den Akker indicated that he would like to establish more cooperation between North Rhine-Westphalia and Limburg in the future.
Professor Ilja Arts, scientific director of the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology (MaCSBio), announced at the first MaCSBio Science day on 17 May that the institute would focus on two research lines: systems medicine of chronic diseases and computational and systems neuroscience.
Theo de Kok will give his Inaugural Lecture, entitled “Genes in Concert: a Toxicogenomics Hymn towards disease prevention” on Friday 22 April 2016. The lecture will take place at the University Auditorium - MBB. Time: 16:30
Researchers at Maastricht University published promising new results in Nature Medicine to support the theory that people with type 2 diabetes would experience significant improvements through exposure to cooler temperatures.