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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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The star and the 5 colours symbolize five divine universal principles © Gebhard Fartacek
17.07.2017

Transmigration of the soul - social disruptor or bond

Among members of the ethnic-religious Druze minority in the Middle East, reincarnation is a generally accepted phenomenon. The ...
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10.07.2017

HIKING ACCIDENTS: TAKE CARE WHEN DESCENDING MOUNTAINS

Falls account for about half of all hiking accidents. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a team led by Martin Faulhaber from the ...
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Normal developing spinal cord (l.) showing precise patterns of gene activity, spinal cord in which one of the signals is disrupted (r.) © IST Austria
04.07.2017

Scientists find mechanism behind precise spinal cord development

Scientists have uncovered how nerve cells in the spinal cord are organised in precise patterns during embryo ...
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03.07.2017

Running Like Clockwork - The Imperial Court in Vienna

The administration and organisation of the Viennese Court were astonishingly professional, as a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund ...
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29.06.2017

Making Waves

Computer scientists use wave packet theory to develop realistic, detailed water wave simulations in real time. Their results will be presented at this year's SIGGRAPH ...
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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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