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Environment - History - Jul 23
Environment - History
A major international research project led by TU Wien (Vienna) shows for the first time that flooding characteristics in recent decades are unlike those of previous centuries Overflowing rivers can cause enormous problems: Worldwide, the annual damage caused by river floods is estimated at over 100 billion dollars - and it continues to rise.
Life Sciences - History - May 28
Life Sciences - History

Different "Canaanite" people from the Bronze Age Southern Levant not only culturally, but also genetically resemble each other more than other populations.

History - Physics - Nov 29, 2017

The first study to compare ancient and living female bones shows the routine manual labour of women during early agricultural eras was more gruelling than the physical demands of rowing in Cambridge University's famously competitive boat clubs. Researchers von der University of Cambridge und der Anthropologe Ron Pinhasi von der Universität Wien say the findings suggest a "hidden history" of women's work stretching across millennia.

Religions - History - May 18, 2017
Religions - History

On May 24, 2017 scholars from New York, Tel Aviv, and Vienna will present papers on religious anti-Semitism at a symposium. International experts, amongst them Dina Porat from the University of Tel Aviv und Yad VaShem und Lawrence Schiffman of the New York University, discuss recent research findings in this field.

History - Life Sciences - Nov 7, 2019
History - Life Sciences

Scholars have been all over Rome for hundreds of years, but it still holds some secrets - for instance, relatively little is known about where the city's denizens actually came from. Now, an international team led by Researchers from the University of Vienna, Stanford University and Sapienza University of Rome, is filling in the gaps with a genetic history that shows just how much the Eternal City's populace mirrored its sometimes tumultuous history.

Architecture - History - Oct 23, 2017
Architecture - History

The TU Wien is planning a photogrammetric survey of historically important models of traditional Japanese buildings. One of them will be on display at the Weltmuseum Wien from October 25.

Computer Science - History - May 30, 2016
Computer Science - History

Completely ordinary photos are being transformed into clean, high-resolution 3D worlds thanks to algorithms from TU Wien.


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