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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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11.01.2018

Clothes make the woman: less empathy towards women showing more skin

Sexualized representations, especially the emphasis of secondary sexual characteristics, can change the way we perceive an individual. An ...
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Invasive garden ants sacrifice infected nest mates to protect their colony © IST Austria
11.01.2018

Deadly disinfection in ant colonies

Ants kill colony mates infected with deadly diseases when they are unable to prevent them from falling sick in the first place. In doing so, the ants protect ...
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Study proves that turbulent flow can be destabilized so that it returns to an energy-saving laminar flow © Jakob Kühnen
09.01.2018

New approach can save up to 95% of energy used for pipelines

Until now it had been assumed that, once a flow of a fluid has become turbulent, turbulence would persist. Researchers at the Institute of Science ...
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09.01.2018

Earthquakes as a motor for carbon supply sustaining life in the deep sea?

The deep sea provides insights into the history of earthquakes. At the same time, it is less researched than Mars. A team around ...
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Unexpected dynamics of viral infection in bacteria © IST Austria/Calin Maros
09.01.2018

Interactions between simple molecular mechanisms give rise to complex infection dynamics

When we think of bacteria, images of nasty infections like pneumonia, meningitis or food ...
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Vital nutrition is delivered intravenously © Medical University Vienna
27.12.2017

Improved nutrition for extremely low birth weight preemies

At the neonatology ward of the Vienna General Hospital (Medical University Vienna), physicians compared two mixtures of intravenous lipids for ...
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Quantum error correction protocols detect and correct processing errors © IQOQI Innsbruck/Harald Ritsch
18.12.2017

Error-free into the Quantum Computer Age

A study carried out by an international team of researchers and published in the journal Physical Review X shows that ion-trap technologies available today are ...
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12.12.2017

New project to investigate the role of novel protein in cancer metastasis

Metastasis, the process in which a tumor spreads to other parts of the body, is responsible for 90% of deaths from ...
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12.12.2017

New manifestation of magnetic monopoles discovered

Significant effort has gone into engineering the long-sought magnetic monopoles. Now scientists have found them in an ...
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11.12.2017

Psychology: From anxiety to action

A group of Salzburg-based researchers led by the psychologist Eva Jonas investigates the neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats. What exactly happens in the process between threat ...
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