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How Vienna Became the Petri Dish for Geniuses Like Schrödinger, Gödel & Freud

From saving mothers to preventing blood clots and unraveling the secrets of our physical universe, Vienna’s scientists have advanced humanity through the ages.
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Meet Nuno Maulide, Star Chemist & Learned Concert Pianist With a Mission

“I tell my students, ‘I can get your foot in the door, but then you have to open it.’ I’m the kind of person who once I get my foot in, I will bang that door down.”

From Slaughterhouse to Lighthouse

Biomedical research in Vienna is revealing the secrets of life, as two research institutes make breakthroughs in cancer treatment. The announcement c...

Taming the Great River | Vienna’s Healthy Relationship with the Danube

Vienna has been shaping its stretch of the Danube for 500 years. But only in the 19th century was it possible to alter Vienna’s riverscape and revamp ...

Vienna Researchers Pioneer Rodent VR

Virtual reality is only for tech enthusiasts? Get ready to see fish, mice and fruit flies join the VR craze with scientists from Austria and Ger...

The Science Behind Homesickness

Previously dismissed as a sign of immaturity, homesickness is now seen by researchers as playing a vital evolutionary role.All it takes is the b...

The Science Behind Homesickness

Previously dismissed as a sign of immaturity, homesickness is now seen by researchers as playing a vital evolutionary role.All it takes is the b...

How Fear Makes you an Instant Superhero 

The fight-or-flight response is designed to prepare us for danger, but what really happens, when the adrenaline kicks in?On a bright sunny morni...

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 per...

The Oracles of Big Data

Data science is currently among the hottest fields of study and its practitioners are in high demandFor many, the 21st century buzzword “Big Dat...

Saved from Your Genes

Fertility specialists have made a breakthrough that could eradicate a rare deadly disease. So why isn’t the world celebrating?After several misc...

Out There – TEDx Vienna explores the edge

TEDx Vienna returns, exploring profound ideas from deep caves to outer space. Vienna, Oct 22, 2016 – The sun was shining and the anticipation was pal...

Vienna, a Scientist’s Paradise

The city that brought forth Wittgenstein, Freud and Schrödinger, Vienna is again a hotbed of ideas and scientific research.When refugee scientists ...

From Lab Coats to Pinstripes

Academia and business don’t mix? A group of Austrians set out to bridge the gap, and business is booming. Great ideas are born in the laboratories, c...

Alexa, Can You Hear Me?

The first home automation hub, Amazon Echo raises lots of questions about how much we want to depend on artificial intelligenceEntering our livi...

Taking the Tube – Hyperloop

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 ...