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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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18.09.2017

A Cereal survives heat and drought

An international consortium under the lead of the non-profit organization "International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics" (ICRISAT) and participation ...
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18.09.2017

The alps between depopulation and gentrification

With the support of the FWF, a team from the University of Innsbruck investigated the influx of "new highlanders" to the Alps. Although receiving little ...
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13.09.2017

When music makes male faces more attractive

Women rate photographs of male faces as more attractive and are more likely to date the men pictured when they have previously heard music. Moreover, highly arousing music led to the ...
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Early embryonic state of nematostella vectensis © S. Kaul-Strehlow, P. Steinmetz
11.09.2017

The evolutionary origin of the gut

How did the gut, the skin and musculature evolve? This question concerns scientists for more than a century. Through the investigation of the embryonic development of ...
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11.09.2017

Robotics modelled on bees

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Graz is investigating the behaviour of young honeybees immediately after hatching and successfully transfers ...
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The image visualizes a string of trapped ions that start interacting with each other. A complex many-particle quantum state (psi)emerges as a result of these interactions. The state can be reconstructed by carrying out measurements on groups of ions. © IQOQI Innsbruck/Harald Ritsch
06.09.2017

New tool for characterizing quantum simulators

Physicsts are developing quantum simulators, to help solve problems that are beyond the reach of conventional computers. However, they first need ...
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Goffin
06.09.2017

Getting hook bending off the hook

The bending of a hook into wire to fish for the handle of a basket by the crow Betty 15 years ago stunned the scientific world. However, the finding was recently relegated ...
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Both "Sommercampus" and "Top Models in Science" were a success © IST Austria
05.09.2017

A summer of science for elementary school children and teenagers

School has begun again for the children and teenagers who took part in the summer programs at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST ...
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04.09.2017

Two ERC Starting Grants for IST Austria Professors

Johannes Fink and Maximilian Jösch, both Assistant Professors at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), have been awarded ...
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04.09.2017

The Stony Road to Equality

Numerous reforms have brought fundamental change to working conditions in the science field. Equality objectives were implemented in very diverse ways, as investigations in the ...
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