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Detail of a car wheel
Detail of a car wheel

"We have a problem and nobody knows how big it is," says TU Graz researcher Peter Fischer. But one thing is certain: brakes cause more particulate…

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Beiger Hintergrund durchzogen von braunen Linien mit der orangen Aufschrift „Wood. Rethinking Material“ GAM.17 Architecture Magazine.

The current issue of the Graz Architecture Magazine (GAM) takes a fresh look at the architectural complexity of wood and explores the material's…

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Beiger Hintergrund durchzogen von braunen Linien mit der orangen Aufschrift „Wood. Rethinking Material“ GAM.17 Architecture Magazine.
Bearded man with ice block in the laboratory
Bearded man with ice block in the laboratory

Researchers from TU Graz in Austria and the Universities of Cambridge and Surrey succeeded to track down the first step in ice formation at a surface,…

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laboratory samples

In pharmaceutical research, small tissue spheres are used as mini-organ models for reproducible tests. TU Wien has found a way to develop a reliable…

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laboratory samples
atomic structure. in the background: low temperature devices
atomic structure. in the background: low temperature devices

A research team from TU Wien together with US research institutes came across a surprising form of "quantum criticality". This could lead to a design…

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Photo of Leila Taghizadeh

Mathematician Leila Taghizadeh is researching new methods to describe nano-components. She has now been awarded the TU Wien Hannspeter Winter Preis.

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Photo of Leila Taghizadeh
digital version of a single celled organism
digital version of a single celled organism

How do simple creatures manage to move to a specific place? Artificial intelligence and a physical model from TU Wien can now explain this.

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frayed, vegetable cellulose foam cube

Researchers at TU Graz develop green alternatives to fossil raw materials. Bio-based materials are expected to reduce pollution and drive the shift to…

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frayed, vegetable cellulose foam cube
Man sitting in front of computer
Man sitting in front of computer

The shoe from the company Tec-Innovation warns blind and visually impaired people of obstacles thanks to ultrasonic sensors. Computer scientists at TU…

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T cell and antigen-presenting cell

T cells use their antigen receptors like sticky fingers - a team from TU Wien and MedUni Vienna was able to observe them doing so.

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T cell and antigen-presenting cell
Lukas Aumayr in front of a white wall with formulas on it.
Lukas Aumayr in front of a white wall with formulas on it.

A protocol has been developed at TU Wien that makes transactions with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin faster and more secure.

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[Translate to English:] Zwei Männer bedienen Batterien-Crashanlage

Studies at TU Graz show that the older an traction battery of electric vehicles (EV) is, the lower the danger it poses. Now the researchers and…

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[Translate to English:] Zwei Männer bedienen Batterien-Crashanlage
A molecule interacts with a surface.
A molecule interacts with a surface.

The acidity of molecules can be easily determined, but until now it was not possible to measure this important property for atoms on a surface. With a…

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a cable and electrons

Is it possible to transmit information through a material in the form of electron spins? New measurements show: not in the way that scientists had…

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a cable and electrons
Graphic shows molecules and surface structures
Graphic shows molecules and surface structures

Using machine learning methods, researchers at TU Graz can predict the structure formation of functionalized molecules at the interfaces of hybrid…

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Two objects with lubricant in between

In extreme heat or in the vacuum of space: a novel nanomaterial delivers top performance in extreme situations, as demonstrated by TU Wien (Vienna)…

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Two objects with lubricant in between
A man stands in front of a data cloud
A man stands in front of a data cloud

With an eye on future mobile communications standards, a European consortium is working on the next generation of antennas for wireless networks.…

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Beam, medium and detector

Researchers at Utrecht University and at TU Wien (Vienna) create special light waves that can penetrate even opaque materials as if the material was…

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Beam, medium and detector
Factory hall with robot arms and other state-of-the-art machines
Factory hall with robot arms and other state-of-the-art machines

In the unique pilot factory of TU Graz, now all types of companies can test agile and data-secure manufacturing concepts regarding Industry 4.0 – and…

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Fire, the new material, and ice

How can we remove heat from computer chips as fast as possible? At TU Wien, a metal compound has now been identified that is particularly well suited…

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Fire, the new material, and ice
Infographics: Wood research in various scientific disciplines
Infographics: Wood research in various scientific disciplines

TU Wien and HS Timber Group have entered into a research partnership with the aim of using wood particles to develop new sustainable materials that…

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Woman uses music streaming service last.fm on desktop

Listeners of high-energy music such as hard rock and hip-hop may be given less accurate music recommendations by music recommender systems than…

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Woman uses music streaming service last.fm on desktop
3D graphics of the two material layers
3D graphics of the two material layers

2D materials have triggered a boom in materials research. Now it turns out that exciting effects occur when two such layered materials are stacked and…

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Landslide

The study results are based on investigations of repeated mass movements and are expected to benefit planning, maintenance, and development of…

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Landslide
A scientist working with liquid nitrogen in the lab
A scientist working with liquid nitrogen in the lab

New measurements have solved a mystery in solid state physics: How is it that certain metals do not seem to adhere to the valid rules?

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Computer-Chip

Researchers at TU Graz demonstrate a new design method for particularly energy-saving artificial neural networks that get by with extremely few…

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Computer-Chip
Three students with furnitures in the TU Graz furniture workshop
Three students with furnitures in the TU Graz furniture workshop

In keeping with the spirit of the "entrepreneurial university", TU Graz supports students in the utilization of work they have designed themselves.…

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Three men and two women mind MNS protection and boards in front of an LED screen

TU Graz takes its social responsibility in climate protection seriously and has adopted an ambitious roadmap for its path to climate neutrality by…

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Three men and two women mind MNS protection and boards in front of an LED screen
The atom chip
The atom chip

Quantum experiments that could previously only be performed with photons are now also possible with atoms: Beams of entangled atoms have been produced…

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Illustration of the effects inside the material

Surprise in solid-state physics: The Hall effect, which normally requires magnetic fields, can also be generated in a completely different way – with…

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Illustration of the effects inside the material