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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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18.07.2018

Plant mothers talk to their embryos via the hormone auxin

While pregnancy in humans and seed development in plants look very different, parallels exist - not least that the embryo develops in ...
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Oliver Hofmann won the START Prize of the Austrian Science Fund FWF in 2018 © Baustädter/TU Graz
18.07.2018

Material design: START Prize for TU Graz physicist

TU Graz physicist Oliver Hofmann has been awarded the renowned START Prize for his work in the field of material design. He aims to make production of ...
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Photograph of a flash from the high-speed camera taken in the context of the LiOn project © IHS TU Graz 2018
17.07.2018

On the tracks of the thunderstorm

Summer is the high season for thunderstorms and their resulting lightning and hail storms. TU Graz researchers Stephan Pack and Helmut Paulitsch get to the bottom of this ...
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A robot needs to learn about his body and the environment. It tries a few different motions and uses the algorithm. It can then predict what will happen with larger movements and at higher speeds © IST Austria/Birgit Rieger
17.07.2018

First machine learning method capable of accurate extrapolation

Scientists develop new machine learning method that can make robots safer. New method provides simpler and more intuitive models ...
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Dieter W. Fellner was awarded the Eurographics Gold Medal of the European Association for Computer Graphics © Foto Furgler
12.07.2018

'I'm a travelling salesman for visual computing'

Dieter W. Fellner is a pioneer in the field of computer graphics - between Graz and Darmstadt he sees himself as a 'travelling salesman for visual computing'. He ...
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12.07.2018

Recognizing others but not yourself: new insights into the evolution of plant mating

Self-fertilization is a problem, as it leads to inbreeding. Recognition ...
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10.07.2018

Breaking the bond: To take part or not?

Physicists working with Roland Wester have investigated if and how chemical reactions can be influenced by targeted vibrational excitation of the reactants. They were ...
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10.07.2018

Therapeutic Antibodies Show Variations

Differences in production methods for therapeutic antibodies can lead to variations in their structure, depending on the recombinant procedure selected. The distinctions, which are based on a number ...
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An electron beam focused on a carbon atom next to a silicon impurity atom can controllably make it jump to where the beam was placed. Step by step this allows the silicon to be moved with atomic precision around a hexagonal path © CC-BY, Toma Susi/Uni Wien
09.07.2018

Manipulating single atoms with an electron beam

All matter is composed of atoms, which are too small to see without powerful modern instruments including electron microscopes. The ...
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05.07.2018

Engineering cooperation

When what we want as individuals clashes with what is best for the group, we have a social dilemma. How can we overcome these dilemmas, and encourage people to cooperate, even if they ...
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