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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 view into the canal perpendicular to the flow direction © Lisa Weiss
06.12.2017

Nanomaterials: How to separate linear and ring-shaped molecules

What is the difference between linear chains and rings composed of the same material? The molecular building blocks are identical, but from a ...
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04.12.2017

CLIMATE-FRIENDLY MEASURES DON'T IMPAIR COMPANIES' COMPETITIVENESS

In an FWF-funded project, a team of researchers from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) investigated the effect of ...
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Individual cells are digitally guided along pre-specified trajectories of fluorescent gene expression. © Remy Chait
30.11.2017

Virtual Reality for Bacteria

An interdisciplinary group of researchers interfaced individual bacteria with a computer to build a hybrid bio-digital circuit - Study published in ...
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29.11.2017

Hydrocarbon-degrading fungus yields its secrets

Thanks to genes acquired from bacteria, a fungus can degrade an environmentally harmful hydrocarbon - and comes under considerable stress in the process. ...
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28.11.2017

Quantum systems correct themselves

Quantum devices allow us to accomplish computing and sensing tasks that go beyond the capabilities of their classical counterparts. However, protecting quantum ...
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27.11.2017

HIV Infection: The brevity of the right moment

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, Doris Wilflingseder investigates the initial stages of infection - the time span when the immune system ...
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Synaptotagmin 7 ensures efficiency of inhibitory signal transmission © Chen et al, Cell Reports
22.11.2017

Researchers at IST Austria define function of an enigmatic synaptic protein

Communication is often mired in contradiction - also in the brain. Neuroscientists at IST Austria were now ...
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21.11.2017

International Conference "An End to Anti-Semitism" in February 2018

Not only research on anti-Semitism, but also the prevention of hatred of Jews, now and in the future, are the goals of the international ...
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Tiny silicon nano-cylinders are used as the ultra-stable hands of a clock © University of Vienna/Millen
21.11.2017

Nano-watch has steady hands

An international team from the Universities of Vienna, Duisburg-Essen and Tel Aviv have created a nanomechanical hand to show the time of an electronic clock, by spinning a ...
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Breast cancer cell line stained with the method developed © Medizinische Universität Graz
20.11.2017

A protein indicating higher breast cancer mortality risk

With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, oncologists found a biomarker for breast cancer having a poor prognosis and developed two viable ...
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