Klaus Taschwer
Science editor of the daily Der Standard (Austria). He studied sociology (of science) and political science at the University of Vienna, founded the magazine Heureka and was co-organizer of a post-gradual course on science communication. He is the author of many articles and books mainly on the history of science in Austria in the twentieth century. Klaus.Taschwer@DerStandard.at
former building of the Institute for Experimental Biology

Academic life in Vienna was hit harder by National Socialism than anywhere else in Germany, due to the high numbers of scientists of Jewish origins.
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