University Life and Culture News

sandstone is being treated with a liquid substance
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Buildings made of porous rock can weather over the years. Now, for the first time, scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) have studied in detail how silicate…

Janek Wettstein and Andrei Pimenov in the lab

Switching something on and off again usually takes it back into its original state. A new magnetic material, however, has to be switched four times,…

Portrait Jens Schneider
© HIGHEST / Fotograf: Axel Gross GROSSAUFNAHMEN

In its session today, the University Council of TU Wien unanimously elected Jens Schneider as the new Rector of TU Wien from 1 October 2023.

On the left, there is a star shaped structure with cells in the center. On the right, these cells have grown from the center of the structure into the spikes of the star.

When biological tissue is created in the laboratory, nothing should be left to chance: At TU Wien, a method was developed to guide individual cells to…