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A muddy river carries brown water and destroys the adjacent houses.
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What are the factors leading to catastrophic floods? Günter Blöschl and his team present the latest findings in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment.

Recycling symbol represented by three fabric arrows in different colors.
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When sorting out end-of-life clothing, the question is: throw it away or recycle it? In the frame of the project called SCIRT, Scientists at TU Wien…

two researchers with COVID-masks in the lab

Which catalyst can be used to convert carbon dioxide into other substances? Scientists at TU Wien have now created a new material, which belongs to…

Infographics: Wood research in various scientific disciplines

TU Wien and HS Timber Group have entered into a research partnership with the aim of using wood particles to develop new sustainable materials that…

Carina Brunnhofer (left), Dominik Dworschak (right)

Crucial new technologies such as hydrogen production or carbon capture require new catalysts. Experiments show: It's not just the material that…

A Perovskite thin film electrode, on a ZrO2 crystal.
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Electrochemical reactions, which will play an important role in the future of energy supply, can now be explained in detail, thanks to measurements…