Abb. 1: abstract picture of crowds


How we navigate through crowds

Our brain has its own GPS and it helps us navigate by detecting the movements of the people around us.

 Recent releases

Woman standing on the street and speaking into a megaphone

Higher voice pitch lets female faces appear younger

With the new research findings, existing evolutionary psychological concepts may need to be reconsidered

20.07.2022 | [weiter]

Man sits on a chair and looks into his phone

Online art viewing can improve well-being

Effects are similar to those of visits to physical art galleries or even nature experiences

08.07.2022 | [weiter]

Illustration: A carbon atom (highlighted in orange) migrating on the surface of graphene at elevated temperature towards a vacancy, racing against a scanning electron beam (green-yellow glow) nearing the same position.

"Hot" graphene reveals migration of carbon atoms

New study published in the scientific journal "Carbon"

24.06.2022 | [weiter]

Glass with chemicals

Chemical pollution threatens biodiversity

Scientists say more environmental pollutants should be considered in species protection

17.06.2022 | [weiter]

Parasitic worms reveal new insights into the evolution of sex and sex chromosomes

Two unrelated worm phyla give clues on how sex chromosomes might have evolved

15.06.2022 | [weiter]

Archaeological Science as Game-Changer: What ancient genes tell us about who we are

Research at the University of Vienna could solve mystery of human evolution

02.06.2022 | [weiter]

Rendezvous at night – how moonlight fine-tunes animal reproduction

The study provides an explanation for the phenomenon that daily clocks from flies to humans can exhibit plastic run-times

01.06.2022 | [weiter]