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Quantum gravity’s tangled time

Recently an international team of researchers have combined the key elements of two theories describing the flow of time and discovered that temporal order between events can exhibit genuine quantum features.

22.08.2019 | [more]

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Cranial deformation as an indicator for cultural membership

A new study combines bioarchaeological isotopic and ancient DNA methods to analyze the dietary patterns, sex, and genetic affinities of three Migration Period (5th century CE) individuals.

22.08.2019 | [more]

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Qutrit: Complex quantum teleportation achieved for the first time

Austrian and Chinese scientists have succeeded in teleporting three-dimensional quantum states for the first time. High-dimensional teleportation could play an important role in future quantum computers.

19.08.2019 | [more]

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Sleeping unsafely tucked in to conserve energy

In a recent study, scientist from the Vetmeduni Vienna and the University of Vienna found, that the hiding of the head during sleep reduces heat loss and conserves energy reserves.

19.08.2019 | [more]

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Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

The conference "Academic Freedom in the Digital Age" takes place on September 16 in the Main Ceremonial Hall at the University of Vienna. International experts will discuss challenges to academic freedom.

14.08.2019 | [more]

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Symphony of genes

In a recent study, the biologists led by Oleg Simakov and Ulrich Technau show that not only individual genes but also these gene arrangements in the genome have played a key role in the course of animal evolution.

13.08.2019 | [more]

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How do atoms vibrate in graphene nanostructures?

Researchers from the University of Vienna, AIST, the company JEOL and La Sapienza University in Rome have developed a method capable to measure all phonons existing in a nanostructured material.

13.08.2019 | [more]

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