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Gruppenfoto des Board of Directors des Clusters of Excellence "Microbes Drive Planetary Health"

Five Cluster of Excellence

Cluster of Excellence "Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health" awarded to the University of Vienna, also in all other clusters the University of Vienna has a prominent position

13.03.2023 | [weiter]

Sammelbild mit Portraitfotos aller 30 beteiligten Wissenschafter*innen.

How microbiomes are influencing our planet’s health

Cluster of Excellence "Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health"

13.03.2023 | [weiter]

Image of Mozart bending over a patient.

The Mozart effect myth: Listening to music does not help against epilepsy

A new study by psychologists at the University of Vienna shows that there is no scientific evidence supporting the alleged positive effect of Mozart's Sonata KV448 on epilepsy.

06.03.2023 | [weiter]

Fig. 1: Fossil of the Late Jurassic shark Protospinax annectans from Solnhofen and Eichstätt, Germany

Jurassic shark – Shark from the Jurassic period was already highly evolved

New phylogenetic tree provides new insights into the evolutionary history of sharks and rays

28.02.2023 | [weiter]

Abb. 1: KI-designed picture of a candy landscape

Artificial sweetener as wastewater tracer

New study by the University of Vienna shows what the sweetener acesulfame reveals about groundwater flows

08.02.2023 | [weiter]

Abb. 1: Graphic of a person with a dandelion blossom and a dandelion

How to reverse unknown quantum processes

Time evolution of a single photon reversed with a universal rewinding protocol and a quantum switch.

07.02.2023 | [weiter]

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.

01.02.2023 | [weiter]

A silvery fish.

Ocean warming reduced the body sizes of fishes in the "twilight zone" in past interglacial

Smaller mesopelagic fishes to be expected with climate warming

17.01.2023 | [weiter]