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A breakthrough in catalysis research leads to a new wall paint that cleans itself when exposed to sunlight and chemically breaks down air pollutants.

Flooded region in Germany

When floods are predicted only on the basis of local data, there may be unpleasant surprises. A new method makes it possible to significantly improve…

Three men stand in front of a blackboard, with a periodic table of the elements in the background.

Researchers at TU Wien discover excellent thermoelectric properties of nickel-gold alloys. These can be used to efficiently convert heat into…

[Translate to English:] Zwei Wildschweine in einer Erdgrube
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Decades after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, wild boar meat is still surprisingly radioactive. The solution to the riddle: an important other cause…