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To heal a wound, turn up the voltage

Source: New Scientist, Fri July 28, 2006
Vienna, Austria - It may sound like something out of Frankenstein, but electric currents applied to the skin could potentially speed up wound healing. Ironically, though the phenomenon was reported 150 years ago by the German physiologist Emil Du Bois-Reymond, it has been ignored ever since.

EU police foil child trafficking gang

Source: BBC News, Mon May 29, 2006
Rome - A Europe-wide child trafficking gang has been broken up following an investigation led by Italian police.

EU Says U.S., China Open to Global Emissions Trade

Source: ENN, Tue May 23, 2006
Eisenstadt, Austria - The European Union's environment chief said Friday the United States was open to discussing a global greenhouse gas emissions market, but the U.S. government said it remained opposed to mandatory caps on emissions as called for by the Kyoto Protocol.

Mozart’s Skull Possibly Found

Source: Live Science, Sat January 07, 2006
Vienna, Austria - Have scientists found Mozart's skull?

Austrians strike positive note over EU leadership

Source: The Scotsman, Sun January 01, 2006
Vienna, Austria - AUSTRIA assumed the presidency of the European Union yesterday with a pledge to make the 25-nation bloc "more tangible to our citizens".

Ice Age babies set to rewrite history books

Source: Scotsman, Tue September 27, 2005
Austria - Archaeologists in Austria have discovered the bodies of two Ice Age babies, estimated to be 27,000 years old.

Network of UN ecological reserves adds 22 new sites

Source: UN News Centre, Wed July 06, 2005
New York City - Ranging from coastal mangrove forests to desert mountains chains, and stretching from Chile to Mongolia, 22 ecosystems have been added to a United Nations programme that promotes sustainable development on a scientific basis with the active involvement of local communities.

Europe’s Oldest Civilization “Found”

Source: Blog Critics, Fri June 24, 2005
Europe - Archaeologists have discovered Europe's oldest civilization, a network of dozens of temples, 2,000 years older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids, the Independent reported.

Burden of Aging Population “Less Than Feared,” Study Says

Source: National Geographic, Sun June 12, 2005
Laxenburg, Austria - Higher life expectancy and falling birth rates have raised alarm bells in developed countries, where many analysts fear future generations could be financially crippled by the cost of supporting a graying population.

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