An international team in which a UPM researcher is involved has shown that it is possible to mechanically destroy cancer cells by rotating magnetic nanoparticles attached to them in elongated aggregates.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and University of Florence are developing a bio-inspired robot equipped with special chemical sensors able to detect the pH of water.
Researchers from UPM and CSIC have employed waste from the agri-food industry to develop biomaterials that are able to act as matrices to regenerate bone and cartilage tissues, which is of great interest for the treatment of diseases related to aging.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have determined the tolerance to salinity of giant reed and its biomass production.
Researchers at the UPM have patented gypsum boards able to store thermal energy that can reduce up to 40% of energy consumption of a building.