Liquid metal spill injures worker

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A young crane operator was seriously injured in a work accident yesterday (Thurs). The 25-year-old man sustained severe injuries to his face when liquid metal spilled as colleagues tried to pour the substance from one container into another at a construction site near Lilienfeld, Lower Austria. The liquid metal had a temperature of 1,500 degrees […]

MJFF bolsters Austrian Parkinson’s disease vaccine bid

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A foundation established by Hollywood legend Michael J. Fox has decided to support an Austrian firm in developing a vaccine against Parkinson¬ís disease.Vienna-based Affiris AG announced today (Thurs) that it had received a donation of more than 355,000 Euros from the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) which was set up by the 49-year-old “Back to […]

Acid leak shuts motorway

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A busy motorway was closed down for several hours this morning (Fri) after a lorry transporting a dangerous substance came off the road.The 54-year-old driver of the Hungarian truck carrying sulphuric acid was uninjured when the vehicle overturned and landed on the embankment at around 5.30am on the A4 eastern motorway. The man may fallen […]