In the foreground two people with sunglasses looking into the camera, surrounded by icy sea. In the background a research vessel and, behind that, snow-covered mountains.


The Rise of Pelagic Fungi and their Crucial Role in Oceanic Ecosystems

Mycoplankton plays an active role in the degradation of organic matter and the cycling of nutrients

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University of Vienna stands with Ukraine

Statement of the university network CENTRAL on the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation

01.03.2022 | [weiter]

The original Venus from Willendorf.

Mystery solved about the origin of the 30,000-year-old Venus of Willendorf

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28.02.2022 | [weiter]

Ancient DNA reveals surprises about how early Africans lived, traveled and interacted

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23.02.2022 | [weiter]

Investigating the waste in our cells: So that we can soon forget about Alzheimer’s

Autophagy: What to do with the waste in our cells?

17.02.2022 | [weiter]

Pharmaceutical residues in the Vienna Danube

Pollutant concentrations in rivers provide a chemical fingerprint of society

15.02.2022 | [weiter]

Discovery of the oldest modern humans in Europe

New evidence for the presence of Homo sapiens in western Europe more than 50,000 years ago

10.02.2022 | [weiter]

Animal genomes: Chromosomes almost unchanged for over 600 million years

Diversity of species arises through chromosomal mixing

03.02.2022 | [weiter]

Impossible material made possible inside a graphene sandwich

New results in "Advanced Materials"

20.01.2022 | [weiter]