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"Divide and Rule" – Raven politics

Cognitive biologists of the University of Vienna and the Konrad Lorenz Research Station now revealed that ravens use a "divide and rule" strategy in dealing with the bonds of conspecifics.

31.10.2014 | [more]

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Meiotic cell division "the other way round"

Gabriela Cabral and Peter Schlögelhofer at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna dived into the process of meiosis in specific plant species.

29.10.2014 | [more]

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New analysis methodology may revolutionise breast cancer therapy

Bioanalyst Christopher Gerner and an interdisciplinary team from the University of Vienna and the MedUni of Vienna have developed a novel methodology for investigation.

21.10.2014 | [more]

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Strategy to reduce side effects in modern cancer therapy

A team of researchers from the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna has successfully developed a new strategy for reducing the often serious side effects of an important class of modern anticancer drugs.

06.10.2014 | [more]

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Parrots go to carpentry school

Scientists from Oxford University, the University of Vienna, and the Max Planck Institute have shown that a spontaneous innovation by a Goffin’s cockatoo can spread to other conspecifics by social learning.

06.10.2014 | [more]

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Moving silicon atoms in graphene with atomic precision

Toma Susi, physicist at the University of Vienna, and colleagues have shown how an electron beam can move silicon atoms through the graphene lattice without causing damage.

06.10.2014 | [more]

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Why do mushrooms turn brown?

The research team of Annette Rompel from the Department of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Vienna explore the mechanisms behind the "browning reaction" during the spoilage of mushrooms.

03.10.2014 | [more]

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Computer simulations visualize ion flux

A team led by pharmacologist Anna Stary-Weinzinger from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Vienna, investigated how ion flux through a voltage gated sodium ion channel works in detail.

02.10.2014 | [more]

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Hydrogen powers important nitrogen-transforming bacteria

An international team of scientists led by Holger Daims, a microbiologist at the University of Vienna, has shown that nitrite-oxidizing bacteria can use hydrogen as an alternative source of energy.

01.10.2014 | [more]

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Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), and the University of Vienna have developed a new quantum imaging technique.

30.09.2014 | [more]

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