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A month of ice

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A month of ice

In the terraXcube's icing research tunnel, drones fly through freezing cold clouds

Can science explain mountaineering?

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Can science explain mountaineering?

Studies on human physiology often accompany great mountaineering feats, however the results of these studies are at times, contradicted by reality.

The rescued hand

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The rescued hand

A man survives for 23 hours under an avalanche and his treatment sets new standards.

Brains in danger?

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Brains in danger?

A lack of oxygen to the brain can cause serious damage, but the threat is difficult to measure. A young researcher is testing new approaches.

“I could never be sure that I would be understood”

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“I could never be sure that I would be understood”

Communication difficulties in extreme rescue operations

Gli incidenti alle squadre di soccorso in montagna

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Gli incidenti alle squadre di soccorso in montagna

Uno studio ha analizzato vent’anni di casi

Drones for science

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Drones for science

Remotely piloted aircraft are changing scientific research

First aid: drones make a difference

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First aid: drones make a difference

Eurac Research and Mountain Rescue South Tyrol tested the use of drones to locate and rescue accident victims in Bletterbach Gorge. The results are in, drones save valuable time ...

First aid from above

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First aid from above

Eurac Research and Mountain Rescue South Tyrol test the use of drones for emergency operations in the Bletterbach Gorge

Prove di sopravvivenza sotto la neve

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Prove di sopravvivenza sotto la neve

Uno studio unico per contribuire alla ricerca sugli incidenti in valanga

“Data sustainability is the new frontier of research”

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“Data sustainability is the new frontier of research”

Conversations between disciplines: interview with physicist Claudia Notarnicola and emergency physician Giacomo Strapazzon.

Cervelli lucidi anche a 5.000 metri?

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Cervelli lucidi anche a 5.000 metri?

Uno studio nel terraXcube ha verificato le performance delle squadre di elisoccorso

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Soccorso estremo

Il Bergrettung Südtirol ha svolto per la prima volta un’esercitazione completamente simulata all’interno del terraXcube

"The most direct route is rarely feasible"

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"The most direct route is rarely feasible"

Conversations between disciplines: interview with ecologist Ulrike Tappeiner and emergency physician Hermann Brugger.

An emergency headset

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An emergency headset

Medical device to measure temperature and other vital parameters from the ear recently patented

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A lezione di pronto intervento in montagna

Houston, we have a (heart) problem

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Houston, we have a (heart) problem

Our researchers tested an automated heart massager to measure its efficacy on space missions

How altitude can impact neurological conditions

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How altitude can impact neurological conditions

Recommendations for climbing at altitude

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Pazienti ad alto rischio e sport di montagna: l'acclimatamento può proteggere ...

Nuovi test nel simulatore di ambienti estremi terraXcube

Research Award Alto Adige 2021 al medico ricercatore Simon Rauch

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Research Award Alto Adige 2021 al medico ricercatore Simon Rauch

Patente Lösung

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Patente Lösung

Weil es das Gerät, das sie für eine wissenschaftliche Untersuchung brauchten, nicht gab, bauten zwei Forscher es kurzerhand selber. Und eröffneten damit ein neues Forschungsfeld.

Helicopter rescue: shorter resuscitation shifts needed at high altitudes

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Helicopter rescue: shorter resuscitation shifts needed at high altitudes

Ecco i risultati di un esperimento condotto nel terraXcube

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I dispositivi di protezione dal coronavirus non influiscono sulla qualità del ...

Studio di Eurac Research e Croce Bianca

"Every accident in the mountains is an emergency."

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"Every accident in the mountains is an emergency."

Hermann Brugger talks about what is probably the most comprehensive standard work on rescue operations in the mountains.

Recommendations for suspension syndrome

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Recommendations for suspension syndrome

After testing 20 climbers, the results are in

Getting inside the heads of avalanche victims

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Getting inside the heads of avalanche victims

Simulated avalanches enable observation of brain oxygenation under snow

New results from the climate simulator

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New results from the climate simulator

Acclimatisation at altitude

Covid-19: ecografie alla riscossa

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Covid-19: ecografie alla riscossa

L’ecografia come tecnica per diagnosticare patologie polmonari nei pronto soccorso ha trovato nell’emergenza Covid-19 il suo banco di prova. Sempre più studi, tra cui uno che ...

Altitude does not protect against the disease

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Altitude does not protect against the disease

Covid-19 in mountain areas

The Lazarus Phenomenon

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The Lazarus Phenomenon

The science behind the spontaneous return from the dead

There is no link between Covid-19 and high-altitude pulmonary oedema

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There is no link between Covid-19 and high-altitude pulmonary oedema

Research team publishes official statement

Resuscitation doctor Simon Rauch

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"In an emergency situation, it's essential to have guidelines."

Interview with Simon Rauch, co-head of the Covid intensive care unit in Merano and researcher at the Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine.

"Right now, we're an information hub for health networks."

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"Right now, we're an information hub for health networks."

Interview with Hermann Brugger, head of the Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine.

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