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Woman with VR headset and tennis racket practising in the living room. Living room and tennis court merge seamlessly.
Woman with VR headset and tennis racket practising in the living room. Living room and tennis court merge seamlessly.

TU Wien (Vienna) and VR Motion Learning are jointly developing a virtual tennis trainer. In the future, the virtual trainer will not only be able to…

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A trendsetting cooperation of the world's best universities in the fields of mineral resources, metallurgy and recycling now makes it possible to…

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3 men with dummy and measuring instruments
3 men with dummy and measuring instruments

With the method co-developed by TU Graz, virus movements in indoor spaces can be simulated easily and cost-effectively. The method helps to implement…

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Group of young people with certificates, flanked by two representatives of TU Graz

The “TU Graz 100” programme aims to provide an education in science and technology to young people with excellent learning outcomes – regardless of…

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Group of young people with certificates, flanked by two representatives of TU Graz
Graphic representation of a large building block, with many exterior staircases and wooden elements.
Graphic representation of a large building block, with many exterior staircases and wooden elements.

The University of Graz, TU Graz, BIG and Ministry of Science present the winning project of the architectural competition – This is what the new Graz…

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Apples and Petri dishes in a laboratory environment

Study led by TU Graz shows that apple trees inherit their microbiome to the same extent as their genes. The results lay the foundation for new…

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Apples and Petri dishes in a laboratory environment
Projection of a test track in the driving simulator
Projection of a test track in the driving simulator

TU Graz, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, AVL and Fraunhofer Austria have developed a method to validate test drives through highly realistic driving simulation…

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Four people with white polo shirts

The Austrian Science Fund FWF is funding the joint training of doctoral students from the two Styrian universities in the field of electronics-based…

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Four people with white polo shirts
Several people in protective clothing with measuring devices, fire behind them.
Several people in protective clothing with measuring devices, fire behind them.

TU Graz, the University of Leoben, the Austrian Fire Brigade Association and ILF Consulting Engineers have investigated the effects of e-vehicle fires…

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Group photo showing the four researchers in the office: Denise Schaffer, Gabriel Alexander Vignolle, Leopold Zehetner, Christian Derntl

Researchers at TU Wien propose a new method to interpret and mine the genomes of fungi. The goal: prediction of essential genes for the production of…

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Group photo showing the four researchers in the office: Denise Schaffer, Gabriel Alexander Vignolle, Leopold Zehetner, Christian Derntl
Robotic arm in front of a TV, in the background person with EEG cap
Robotic arm in front of a TV, in the background person with EEG cap

For the first time ever, the intention of a continuous movement was able to be read out from non-invasive brain signals at TU Graz. This success…

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Marcus Huber in front of a board

A research team at TU Wien developed a new quantum transmission protocol that allows a higher data transmission rate and is much more robust against…

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Marcus Huber in front of a board
Group picture
Group picture

From semiconductors to moon rocks: Many materials are treated with ion beams. A research group at TU Wien has now been able to explain how this…

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Computer simulations show, how long small droplets can remain suspended in the air

Tiny droplets loaded with viruses disappear more slowly after exhalation than previous models suggested. Experiments and simulations by TU Wien…

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Computer simulations show, how long small droplets can remain suspended in the air
The research team, consisting of four scientists. Representation in portraits.
The research team, consisting of four scientists. Representation in portraits.

How can single atoms be used for catalysis? Researchers from Vienna develop a new method to anchor single atoms to supports.

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Landscape showing a river with trees and bushes growing next to it.

Clean drinking water is essential. Scientists at TU Wien are investigating how water quality in riverine floodplains, often used as drinking water…

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Landscape showing a river with trees and bushes growing next to it.
Portrait of Eugenijus Kaniusas
Portrait of Eugenijus Kaniusas

All you have to do is hold your breath for a moment and a new electromedical device provides important data that provides information about possible…

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Group photo of the TU Wien co-authors of the study

What happens when ions are passing through solid materials? It is nearly impossible to observe this directly, but scientists at TU Wien found a way to…

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Group photo of the TU Wien co-authors of the study
A muddy river carries brown water and destroys the adjacent houses.
A muddy river carries brown water and destroys the adjacent houses.

What are the factors leading to catastrophic floods? Günter Blöschl and his team present the latest findings in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment.

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Fazel Ansari in the pilot factory of TU Wien

In the future, artificial intelligence will monitor and maintain industrial plants. To do this, however, it must be able to understand human texts –…

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Fazel Ansari in the pilot factory of TU Wien
A yellow traffic sign depicting two elderly people pictogram. TU Vienna blue background.
A yellow traffic sign depicting two elderly people pictogram. TU Vienna blue background.

Those who are rich also live longer. Pension systems that ignore this may cause a redistribution from the bottom to the top, say studies by TU Wien…

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Researcher with protective glasses works on optical device, small pictures: View through optical elements

A completely new cooling concept has been invented at TU Wien (Vienna): Computer simulations show how quantum fields could be used to break…

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Researcher with protective glasses works on optical device, small pictures: View through optical elements
Concrete small animal culvert
Concrete small animal culvert

For the construction of a small animal culvert in the course of the double-track extension of the Pottendorf railway line between Vienna Meidling and…

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Vacuum chamber with purple glow.

The quantum movements of a small glass sphere could be controlled for the first time in Vienna by combining microscopy with control engineering,…

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Vacuum chamber with purple glow.
Two TU Graz researchers in a physics lab, between cables and equipment
Two TU Graz researchers in a physics lab, between cables and equipment

The absorption of energy from laser light by free electrons in a liquid has been demonstrated for the first time. Until now, this process was observed…

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Black background on which are white dots connected by lines.

TU Wien and IARAI jointly research modern computer architectures for machine learning.

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Black background on which are white dots connected by lines.
Image divided into two halves: on the left, the bitumen surface is shown in red and yellow, on the right in blue and green.
Image divided into two halves: on the left, the bitumen surface is shown in red and yellow, on the right in blue and green.

Although the history of bitumen dates back to the third millennium BC, only little is known about its surface structure. Researchers from TU Wien are…

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Four gentlemen and a woman in festive dress in front of a wall with railway pictures

TU Graz, voestalpine, ÖBB, Siemens Mobility Austria and Virtual Vehicle pool their railway expertise. The Research Cluster Railway Systems research…

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Four gentlemen and a woman in festive dress in front of a wall with railway pictures
subdomains represented by dots, and connecting lines in between
subdomains represented by dots, and connecting lines in between

A dangerous security vulnerability was discovered by TU Wien in collaboration with the Ca’ Foscari University (Italy): Anyone who assumes control over…

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Image of a solar flare, image is supplemented by data axes

The influence of solar events on satellite-based applications such as orbit determination, telecommunications or navigation is being investigated by…

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Image of a solar flare, image is supplemented by data axes