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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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Thilo Hofmann

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.

14.09.2017 | [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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First interdisciplinary symposium of the Vienna Doctoral Schools

The doctoral schools organise activities in order to foster an interdisciplinary ethos within the university. One is the symposium Interscience on 14th and 15th of September.

06.09.2017 | [more]

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Students make a break

Welcome Days for PhDs

The aim of the Welcome Days is to help new doctoral candidates to orientate themselves at the University of Vienna. The next Welcome Days will take place on 27 and 28 September 2017.

01.09.2017 | [more]

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