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Friday, October 19, 2018
skiing
Skiing is deeply embedded in Austrian identity. In spite of climate change, technology has made the sport smarter and safer International families who come to Austria are often amazed to discover that a winter ski week is built into the school calendar. Throughout the month of February, the dates are conveniently staggered in the various Federal States to balance out...
A new study at Vienna’s University of Veterinary Medicine shows how cells change according to daily rhythms, with significant consequences for your health It’s morning, you’ve had a solid night’s sleep, the sun is shining – and it’s Saturday, the start of a glorious summer weekend. So why are you feeling so blah? Blame your circadian rhythm. Light from laptops and smartphones, erratic...
science taking tube
Trips from Vienna to Bratislava are routine. But if the Hyperloop project has its way, they may soon become the most exciting commute on the planet Outside Bratislava’s old Market Hall, the pale yellow cobblestones glow in the searing heat. Inside, it is minds that are overheated and aglow, as dozens of programmers hack into their notebooks, trying to find...
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Crystalline Mirror Solutions
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Biomedical research in Vienna is revealing the secrets of life, as two research institutes make breakthroughs in cancer treatment The announcement came in April, with the publication of a cutting-edge biomedical application of a technology named “SLAMseq” in the prestigious journal, Science. Stefan Ameres of IMBA – Research Institute of Molecular Biotechnology – had laid the groundwork during research on...
Austrian School of economic thought
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Pioneers Festival
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Dealing with stress
One study divides how we cope with anxiety into four categories: Guardians, Integrators, Drivers and Pioneers. Which one are you? “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles,” remarked Charlie Chaplin’s title character in Monsieur Verdoux, the 1947 murder mystery. For those of us who slave away at the daily grind, we can only hope for the alleviating...
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