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Waves at depth

Developing methods for detecting remnants of nuclear tests using seismic waves in the underground is the goal of Mathematician Ilaria Perugia and her team.

13.12.2017 | [more]

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Markus Muttenthaler

The new "love hormone"

Markus Muttenthaler, medicinal chemist at the Faculty of Chemistry and his international team have developed a new compound similar to the "love hormone" Oxytocin but with less side effects.

06.12.2017 | [more]

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Nanomaterials: How to separate linear and ring-shaped molecules

The physicists Lisa Weiss and Christos Likos of the University of Vienna strategies to separate nano- and microparticles of distinct topology.

06.12.2017 | [more]

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Startup ToxPHACTS

ToxPHACTS combines highly innovative chemical similarity searching with the power of semantically integrated life science data. This brings toxicological read across to the desktop of every toxicologist.

01.12.2017 | [more]

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Prehistoric women had stronger arms than today’s elite rowing teams

The first study done by researchers from the University of Cambridge and Ron Pinhasi from the University of Vienna compare ancient and living female bones.

30.11.2017 | [more]

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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 tiny cylinder using light.

21.11.2017 | [more]

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Veni Vidi Vici

Multidrug resistance of microbes poses a serious global threat to human health. Pavel Kovarik and his team now report new insights into how immune cells communicate at the site of infection.

16.11.2017 | [more]

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