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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.

2014-08-29 | Read more

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.

2014-08-29 | Read more

Information on funding possibilities

The University Office for Research Services and Career Development offers information on important funding possibilities for your research projects.

2014-08-13 | Read more

Have you already registered for an orientation session?

At the start of each semester, the Student Mobility Office offers special "ORIENTATION" sessions intended to give ERASMUS Incoming students a detailed overview for their start at the University of Vienna.

2014-08-12 | Read more

Flower development in 3D: Timing is the key

Wolfram Weckwerth, head of the Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology at University of Vienna, and his team have analyzed the interaction between metabolism and developmental processes in flowering plants (angiosperms).

2014-07-14 | Read more

Birds do not feed on nectar but consume the male reproductive organs

Agnes Dellinger and her co-authors have studied the pollination biology of a group of small trees or shrubs. What they found is a most unusual relationship with the birds that pollinate the flowers of these plants.

2014-07-04 | Read more
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