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Quantization of vibrations

Vibrations behave like waves, swinging back and forth continuously. A team of researchers at the TU Delft and the University of Vienna now demonstrate a new level of quantum control over these vibrations using laser pulses.

22.09.2017 | [more]

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Science Studio with Thilo Hofmann

Thilo Hofman from the Department of Environmental Geosciences at the University of Vienna talks with the American News Channel KTEP about the role of nanoparticles in water.

22.09.2017 | [more]

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Researching ancient DNA

A team of researchers including anthropologist Ron Pinhasi of the University of Vienna compared genoms of 8.000 year old human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa to reconstruct ancient life.

22.09.2017 | [more]

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Harvest of Pearl millet

A Cereal survives heat and drought

An international consortium with participation of the University of Vienna has published the genome sequence of Pearl millet, a drought resistant crop plant most important in aride regions in Africa and Asia.

19.09.2017 | [more]

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When music makes male faces more attractive

A team of psychologists led by Manuela Marin and Helmut Leder recently found out that women rate photographs of male faces as more attractive and are more likely to date the men pictured when they have previously heard music.

13.09.2017 | [more]

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Early embryonic state of nematostella vectensis

The evolutionary origin of the gut

Through the investigation of the embryonic development of sea anemones researchers from the University of Vienna have come to conclusions which challenge the 150 year-old hypothesis of the homology of the germ layers.

12.09.2017 | [more]

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Getting hook bending off the hook

Cognitive biologists from the University of Vienna and the Vetmeduni Vienna studied tool making in an Indonesian cockatoo. Other than the New Caledonian crows Goffin cockatoos are not using tools in the wild.

06.09.2017 | [more]

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