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Start-up of the Day: reha buddy helps rehab at home

Physical therapy following, for example, hip surgery is fine. But what does a patient do when he is back home? Physical therapists and doctors can now follow that with the help of the app reha...

My Esel – the fully customized wooden bicycle

Christoph Fraundorfer started having back problems from cycling and figured out that it was due to the geometry of his bicycle. As an architect and furniture designer he is accustomed to solving...

Scientists map out consequences of cyber attacks

According to experts, the current crisis in the Middle East is not going to lead to a large-scale international war on land any time soon. But there is a chance that a new form of strategic attack...

Start-up of The Day: Saving with Monkee is fun

Saving for old age, for a new car, for a holiday trip, college education for the kids, etc. – everyone has good intentions, but with the implementation there is often a problem. The inventors...

Mobile Traffic Safety Lab for Motorcycle Riders

Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users. Without a protective body, even the slightest carelessness can have serious consequences. A forgiving road is therefore unavoidable, say the...

Technical workshops for pre-schoolers

How do you explain complex correlations to young children? TU Graz experts are taking up this challenge. Pedagogically and professionally trained staff are busy developing technical workshops for...

New bio-ink for 3D bioprinting advances cell research

Bio-printing has brought new perspectives to cell research. So far, however, other 3D printing methods have fallen short of expectations. A special bio-ink has now been developed at TU Wien (Vienna)...

New methodology for defining turbulent flows

The effect of turbulent flows is obvious. As yet, these have not been scientifically defined and remains one of the biggest unsolved problems in science. A global team of leading physicists now...

Animal-free medical research needs clear legislation

Medical research has a long tradition when it comes to testing on animals. Apart from the ethical problem, animal experiments also lack reliability. Mice do not always react to diseases and drugs in...

Why climate change affects water supplies

We assume that water is an unlimited resource every time we turn on the tap. But experts warn that climate change will affect our water supplies. Freshwater is one of the most endangered ecosystems...

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