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When an interface becomes the face

Contributing to the Semesterfrage "How are we living in tomorrow’s digital world?" Glenda Hannibal reflects upon how humans will experience interacting with digital technologies in a robot-supported society in the near future.

05.12.2016 | [more]

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We like what experts like - and what is expensive

Scientists from the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Vienna have shown that the individual taste of art is also dependent on social factors.

30.11.2016 | [more]

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Molecular switch between Life, Sex and Death

Shortly after mating the parents of the marine bristle worms die. Researchers around Florian Raible at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories were now able to determine the molecule that orchestrates this decision.

29.11.2016 | [more]

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Nano-Intentionality: Why We Have Little to Fear From "Thinking Machines"

In his commentary, which was first published on Edge.org, cognitive biologist Tecumseh Fitch explains in response to the current Semester Question why he doesn't fear the uprising of artificial intelligence.

28.11.2016 | [more]

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Extended period of admission ends

The extended period of admission ends by November 30th, 2016. More information about deadlines and study at the University of Vienna is provided by Student Point.

24.11.2016 | [more]

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Right timing is crucial in life

The non-biting midge Clunio marinus has two internal clocks, since it times its reproduction according to sun and moon. The team around Tessmar-Raible was now able to identify relevant genes for this adaptation.

22.11.2016 | [more]

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New records set up with "Screws of Light"

The research team around Anton Zeilinger has succeeded in breaking two novel records while experimenting with so-called twisted particles of light. These results were published in the journal PNAS.

16.11.2016 | [more]

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