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Empathic birds

Raven observers show emotional contagion with raven demonstrators experiencing an unpleasant affect.

21.05.2019 | [more]

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Symbionts as lifesavers

Where do pathogens come from and how do they thrive in the environment before the infection occurs? A team led by Matthias Horn from the University of Vienna has tackled this question.

14.05.2019 | [more]

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Schematic of a graphene-based two-photon gate

Quantum computing with Graphene Plasmons

A novel material that consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms could lead to new designs for optical quantum computers. The proposed new architecture for quantum computer is published in npj Quantum Information.

06.05.2019 | [more]

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Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars

In the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters researchers based, amongst others, at the University of Vienna show that young stars can rapidly destroy the atmospheres of potentially-habitable Earth-like planets.

24.04.2019 | [more]

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Studentin macht in der Donau City ein Handyfoto von Stiegen mit Geländern

Exploring Donau City’s landscape

Urban space and research seen through the lens of the camera: Master students in geography and planning on their experiences with photography as a methodological tool for qualitative research.

12.04.2019 | [more]

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Oscar Fernandez Bellon sitting on a rock in the southeastern Swiss Alps, taking notes.

Geologist Fernandez Bellon: "Like a doctor with x-rays"

Ida-Pfeiffer Professor Oscar Fernandez Bellon has 19 years of experience in academia and industry. From March to August 2019 he teaches Earth Sciences and Geophysics students at the University of Vienna.

12.04.2019 | [more]

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Painting of Birds-of-paradise

The evolution of bird-of-paradise sex chromosomes revealed

An international collaborative work analyzed 11 songbird species genomes, including those of five bird-of-paradise species, and reconstructed the evolutionary history of their sex chromosomes.

02.04.2019 | [more]

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