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Austrian R&D inside

Scientists, researchers, research promoters and politicans are part of our vivid community. Within this special you can read about their success stories, initiatives and aims for the future.

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28.06.2017

Ahead of the Curve

3D printers have been around since the 1980s, but we are still far from maximizing their potential. One active area of research and development is "self-actuating" objects: flat materials ...
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23.06.2017

Equipping form with function

Common toys such as steerable cars or waving wind-up figures are available as 3D-printable models, which also contain their mechanical components. However, ...
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19.06.2017

How indigo pigment can be used in electronics

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the physicist Serdar Sarıçiftçi investigates possible uses in electronics of the semiconductor properties of indigo ...
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Computer model of a fullerene layer between two sheets of graphene © Universität Wien/Mustonen, Meyer
16.06.2017

Graphene encapsulation provides unprecedented view of the diffusion and rotation of fullerene molecules

Carbon is one of the most versatile elements: it forms the basis for an enormous number of chemical ...
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Researchers at IST Austria find link between morphology and function of synapses © IST Austria
16.06.2017

A docking site per calcium channel cluster

In our brain, information is passed from one neuron to the next at a structure called synapse. At a chemical synapse, a chemical is released from the signal-sending neuron ...
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Largest graduating class so far © IST Austria
16.06.2017

IST Austria celebrates 15 new PhD graduates

On Tuesday evening, IST Austria honored its newest PhD graduates for their work and contributions. The graduating class, which comprises 15 students, is ...
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12.06.2017

Breaking Newton's Law

In the quantum world, our intuition for moving objects is strongly challenged and may sometimes even completely fail. Experimental physicists of the University of Innsbruck ...
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12.06.2017

Five DOC stipends for PhD students at IST Austria

Five PhD students at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) have been awarded DOC stipends by the Austrian Academy of ...
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Project shows differing routes for the Western influence © Zurnal Mod. Moskau 1968
12.06.2017

When fashion violates (Soviet) standards

While strongly influenced by the West, the fashion history of the Soviet Union also reveals some home-grown developments. First and foremost, it reflects the opening ...
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Lead author Mato Lagator in the lab © IST Austria/Lisa Cichocki
06.06.2017

Predictable genetic interactions

Even though we know the sequence of the entire human genome, scientist cannot determine what a particular person will look like. Part of the reason why we cannot read a ...
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