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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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Bacterial colonies with a fluorescent reporter protein appearing on tetracycline plates over three days © Magdalena Steinrück
25.07.2017

No gene is an island

Genes do not exist in isolation. Like beads on a string, they sit next to each other on long DNA molecules called chromosomes. So far, little has been known about how the position of a gene on a ...
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25.07.2017

150 students from the Vienna Children's University visit IST Austria

Why is one ant different from another? How do animals adjust to different habitats like the desert, water, or the ...
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The principle of the fabrication of a "quantum egg-box" © Wolfgang Lang, Univ. of Vienna
25.07.2017

Magnetic Quantum Objects in a "Nano Egg-Box"

Magnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons", are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits. Computer circuits based on fluxons could ...
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In der vernetzten Welt werden ständig sensible Daten ausgetauscht © Shutterstock
24.07.2017

An Internet of Things using chips without power supply

RFID chips are simple electronic components we frequently encounter in our daily lives, for instance in the shape of anti-theft security tags in shops, ...
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The star and the 5 colours symbolize five divine universal principles © Gebhard Fartacek
17.07.2017

Transmigration of the soul - social disruptor or bond

Among members of the ethnic-religious Druze minority in the Middle East, reincarnation is a generally accepted phenomenon. The ...
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10.07.2017

HIKING ACCIDENTS: TAKE CARE WHEN DESCENDING MOUNTAINS

Falls account for about half of all hiking accidents. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a team led by Martin Faulhaber from the ...
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Normal developing spinal cord (l.) showing precise patterns of gene activity, spinal cord in which one of the signals is disrupted (r.) © IST Austria
04.07.2017

Scientists find mechanism behind precise spinal cord development

Scientists have uncovered how nerve cells in the spinal cord are organised in precise patterns during embryo ...
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03.07.2017

Running Like Clockwork - The Imperial Court in Vienna

The administration and organisation of the Viennese Court were astonishingly professional, as a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund ...
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29.06.2017

Making Waves

Computer scientists use wave packet theory to develop realistic, detailed water wave simulations in real time. Their results will be presented at this year's SIGGRAPH ...
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28.06.2017

Ahead of the Curve

3D printers have been around since the 1980s, but we are still far from maximizing their potential. One active area of research and development is "self-actuating" objects: flat materials ...
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