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Overview: Media Service

The Media Service page contains press releases on current developments involving TU Graz as well as facts and figures and image material in print quality. The Media Service team is the central contact point for journalists, arranges contacts with interview subjects and supports members of TU Graz in their publicity work.

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Electronic Skin: Physicist at TU Graz Develops Multisensory Hybrid Material

The “smart skin” developed by Anna Maria Coclite is very similar to human skin. It senses pressure, humidity and temperature simultaneously and produces electronic signals. More sensitive robots or more intelligent prostheses are thus conceivable.

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Media Service
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8010 Graz, Austria

Barbara GIGLER
Press officer
Phone: +43 316 873 6006
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 6006

Susanne FILZWIESER (formaly known as Eigner)
Phone: +43 316 873 4566
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 4566

Christoph PELZL
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Locked-In Syndrome: Ending Isolation with Brain-Computer Interfaces

People with locked-in syndrome (LIS) are enormously restricted in their communication. Implantable brain-computer interfaces that decode speech in real time from brain signals should help free users from isolation.

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Reduced fatty acid levels: Graz research leads the way for medicines

Atglistatin can reduce the fatty acid level in the blood, which is causal for type II diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver or cardiac insufficiency. Researchers from the University of Graz and TU Graz are going one step further and make the active substance fit for use in the human organism.

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Graz Universities Present Austria’s First Micro-CT Devices for In-Situ Measurements

The devices can be used to non-destructively observe and measure structural changes inside materials under real operating conditions. They were presented to the public by the inter-university Graz-µCT consortium on 20 April.

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Nerve Stimulation with the Help of Implantable Mini Solar Cells

An international research team has successfully developed and tested a concept in which nerves are stimulated with light pulses. The method provides considerable advantages for medicine and opens up a wide range of possible applications.

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Speed Limit of Computers detected

One million gigahertz: This is the physical limit of the signal speed in transistors, as a German-Austrian physics team has now discovered.

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A Quartet of Honorary Doctorates

In recognition of their outstanding services in their respective fields, gender and technology expert Corinna Bath, mathematician Friedrich Gesztesy, medical scientist Gerhard Stark and innovation researcher Stefan Thomke were awarded honorary doctorates from TU Graz.

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Why Some Bubbles Move Faster

Why do large gas bubbles in viscoelastic liquids (such as polymer and protein solutions) rise so much faster than expected? An open question with great relevance for industrial production processes. Researchers at TU Graz and TU Darmstadt have now found an explanation.

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Robust Radar: New AI Sensor Technology for Autonomous Driving

Researchers at TU Graz have modelled an AI system for automotive radar sensors that filters out interfering signals caused by other radar sensors and dramatically improves object detection. Now the system is to be made more robust to weather and environmental influences as well as new types of...

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Biotechnology Prize for Enzyme Researcher Bernd Nidetzky

Biotechnologist Bernd Nidetzky of TU Graz is one of only a few European researchers to receive the Elmer L. Gaden Award. The top international biotechnology research prize is awarded by the US journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

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