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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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Antibiotic protects bacteria from acid © IST Austria
24.03.2017

Stress may protect - at least in bacteria

Antibiotics harm bacteria and stress them. Trimethoprim (TMP), an antibiotic, inhibits the growth of the bacterium Escherichia coli and induces a stress ...
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Stephanie Kainrath tests the influence of green light on cultured cells in incubators with commercial LEDs © IST Austria
23.03.2017

When green means stop

Optogenetics, the approach to use light to control key processes, has revolutionized how researchers investigate cellular signaling pathways, cellular behavior and the function of large ...
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Many ravens meet repeatedly in different locations usually at rich food sources © Matthias Loretto
23.03.2017

Ravens: Non-breeders live in highly dynamic social groups

Ravens have impressive cognitive skills when interacting with conspecifics - comparable to many primates, whose social intelligence has been ...
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Computer simulations show the precise location of Pt103 in DNA © Universität Wien/Nogueira
22.03.2017

How do metals interact with DNA?

Since a couple of decades, metal-containing drugs have been successfully used to fight against certain types of cancer. The lack of knowledge about the underlying ...
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Unternehmen stehen zunehmend unter Druck, wenn es um Verstöße gegen Menschenrechte geht © Shutterstock, Inc.
20.03.2017

Human rights: Extrajudicial complaint mechanisms particularily suitable

Reconciling corporate interests with human rights is a difficult endeavour. A research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF ...
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IST Austria brought more than 62 million Euro of EU-funding to Austria © Robert Herbst
17.03.2017

IST Austria strengthens Austria's position as science base

With its success in obtaining competitive international grants IST Austria brought more than 62 million Euro of EU-funding to Austria - ERC ...
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17.03.2017

Álvaro Inglés Prieto receives Spanish Biophysical Society Prize

Álvaro Inglés Prieto was awarded this year's AntalGenics - SBE-33 Prize. The executive council of the Spanish ...
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14.03.2017

Why do people switch their language?

Due to increasing globalization, the linguistic landscape of our world is changing; many people give up use of one language in favour of another, a phenomenon called language ...
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13.03.2017

The underestimated role of coincidence

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a team directed by mathematician Erika Hausenblas is investigating how the pressure of flowing liquids can be ...
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10.03.2017

The success of IST Austria at the ERC

By winning 10 ERC grants in 2016 alone, IST Austria surpassed the third-party funding goal of 95 million Euro in its first 10 years of operation - President Tom Henzinger ...
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