Read more about the article Climate Heat Crisis Makes Ants More Aggressive, Says Study
Image shows ant species Tetramorium alpestre that live in high alpine areas, undated photo. Researchers from the University of Innsbruck, in Tyrol, Austria, found out that climate crisis makes the ants more aggressive. (Petra Thurner, Forschungsgruppe Molekulare Oekologie/Newsflash)

Climate Heat Crisis Makes Ants More Aggressive, Says Study

Austrian boffins claimed in a recent study that ongoing climate change make ants act more aggressively. The study - published by a research team from the University of Innsbruck in…

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Read more about the article Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed
Image shows the late Celtic jewellery and coins, undated photo. They were discovered in the town of Neumarkt am Wallersee, in Salzburg, Austria. (Salzburg Museum/Newsflash)

Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed

A priceless hoard of ancient Celtic gold, silver jewellery and coins has gone on show in Austria. The sensational find could have been buried by its high-status owner either because…

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Read more about the article Hunter Impales Deer Skulls On Spikes Outside Council Chief’s Home
Image shows one of the impaled deer heads, undated photo. A hunter from the town of Gmunden, in Upper Austria, Austria, impaled six deer skulls in front of a building before he turned himself in on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. (Police Upper Austria/Newsflash)

Hunter Impales Deer Skulls On Spikes Outside Council Chief’s Home

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Police in Austria are investigating after a disgruntled hunter placed six impaled deer scalps at the family home of the local hunting council's chief. Investigators in Scharnstein,…

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Read more about the article 35 Million-Year-Old Flower Gives Up Its Secrets
Image shows the world's largest flower fossil dating back to 35 million years ago, undated photo. Based on its characteristics and pollen the scientists from the University of Vienna, in Austria, assigned it to the Symplocos genus, in the Symplocaceae family. (Carola Radke/Newsflash)

35 Million-Year-Old Flower Gives Up Its Secrets

The world's largest amber-preserved flower bud fossil has been identified by scientists. The plant has been preserved with its pollen for 35 million years from the Eocene era. Experts from…

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Read more about the article Soldiers Buried In Avalanche Digging Snow Caves
Image shows the popular ski resort Stubai Glacier, in the municipality of Neustift im Stubaital, in Tyrol, Austria, undated photo. Five Bundeswehr soldiers were seriously injured after they were buried in an avalanche on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (Newsflash)

Soldiers Buried In Avalanche Digging Snow Caves

Soldiers on war games in the Austrian alps have been seriously injured after they were flattened by an avalanche as they dug snow caves. At least three German troopers were…

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Read more about the article Endangered Elephants At World’s Oldest Zoo Get Huge Tree Treat
Image shows one of the elephants at the Schoenbrunn Zoo, in the city of Vienna, Austria, undated photo. The animals received a belated Christmas surprise in January 2023. (Tiergarten Schoenbrunn, Barbara Feldmann/Newsflash)

Endangered Elephants At World’s Oldest Zoo Get Huge Tree Treat

Endangered African elephants at the world's oldest zoo were thrilled to receive a belated Xmas present when a huge tree was delivered for them to nibble on and play with.…

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Read more about the article Fury Over Historian Who Says Nazis Boosted Tourism
Image shows the municipality of Goldegg, in St. Johann im Pongau District, in the state of Salzburg, Austria, undated photo. Historian Johannes Hofinger from the Salzburg City Archives reportedly wrote a brochure in which he glorified the technical achievements of the Nazi regime in the municipality. (Newsflash)

Fury Over Historian Who Says Nazis Boosted Tourism

A historian has been accused of glorifying the Nazi regime in a new history of their brutal hold on power in Austria during World War II. Writer Johannes Hofinger apparently…

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Read more about the article Lettuces Absorb Toxins Released From Tyre Wear, Says Study
Image shows the actual experimental setup in which the researchers added tyre abrasion to the nutrient solutions of lettuce plants, undated photo. Austrian researchers from the University of Vienna found out that lettuce takes up toxic additives from tyre wear. (Gabriel Sigmund/Newsflash)

Lettuces Absorb Toxins Released From Tyre Wear, Says Study

A new scientific study has shown that highly toxic chemicals from tyre wear get absorbed by lettuces through sewage sludge and waste water. Researchers at the Centre for Microbiology and…

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Read more about the article World’s Oldest Zoo Becomes First Ever Zoo In Europe To Breed Luminous Jellyfish
Image shows the sea nettle jellyfish (Pelagia panopyra), in undated photo. The Schoenbrunn Zoo, in the city of Vienna, Austria, welcomed the species' offspring for the first time ever in Europe in January 2023. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

World’s Oldest Zoo Becomes First Ever Zoo In Europe To Breed Luminous Jellyfish

The oldest zoo in the world has become the first in Europe to successfully breed two jellyfish species. Experts at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, were thrilled to welcome sea…

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