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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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24.04.2017

Interest group influence in the EU

Environmental and consumer protection have outstripped business interests in the EU. This is the conclusion drawn by an international study supported by the Austrian ...
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21.04.2017

Quantum mechanics is complex enough, for now...

Physicists have searched for deviations from standard quantum mechanics, testing whether quantum mechanics requires a more complex set of ...
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18.04.2017

Austria's family context has become more traditional again

More and more families have fewer children than they would actually like to have. Demographers from Vienna are currently exploring the causes of this development. ...
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11.04.2017

Stress can increase empathy

Acute psychosocial stress leads to increased empathy and prosocial behavior. An international team of researchers led by Claus Lamm from the University of Vienna investigated ...
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Skin cancer cells before (left), after 4 hours and 8 hours of treatment © S. Riedl & D. Zweytick/Uni Graz
10.04.2017

Breast milk as a weapon against cancer

In an FWF-funded project, scientists at the University of Graz modified and reinforced a host defence peptide from breast milk so as to enable it to specifically detect ...
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Biologist Carl-Philipp Heisenberg awarded prestigious grant © APA
07.04.2017

ERC Advanced Grant for Carl-Philipp Heisenberg

With two newly awarded Advanced Grants, the total number of ERC-funded projects at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has risen to ...
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Plant biologist Jiři Friml wins grant © IST Austria
07.04.2017

ERC Advanced Grant for Jiři Friml

Two further ERC Advanced Grants have been awarded to professors at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria). In total, 33 projects at IST Austria are ...
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Art historian Imma Walderdorff investigated the Nazi past of the palace © Archiv Stadt Salzburg/Strohmayr
03.04.2017

The Führer's lavish guest house

In an extensive research effort the art historian Imma Walderdorff investigated the Nazi past of Klessheim Palace, unearthing hitherto unknown facts and making an ...
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Even in the presence of noise, quantum information transfer is possible with a few special tricks © IQOQI/Harald Ritsch
30.03.2017

Quantum Communication: How to Outwit Noise

How to reliably transfer quantum information when the connecting channels are impacted by detrimental noise? Scientists at the University of Innsbruck and ...
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27.03.2017

Forest floor as carbon sink

With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, an international group of researchers is investigating to what extent the forest floor serves as a carbon ...
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