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When Sulfur Disappears Without Trace

Many natural products and drugs feature a so-called dicarbonyl motif – in certain cases however their preparation poses a challenge to organic chemists. In their most recent work, Nuno Maulide and his coworkers from the University of Vienna...
16-Aug-2018 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Manipulating Single Atoms with an Electron Beam

All matter is composed of atoms, which are too small to see without powerful modern instruments including electron microscopes. The same electrons that form images of atomic structures can also be used to move atoms in materials. This technique of...
9-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Is the sky the limit?

What stops a species adapting to an ever-wider range of conditions, continuously expanding its geographic range? The biomathematician Jitka Polechová, an Elise Richter Fellow at the University of Vienna, has published a paper in PLoS Biology which...
19-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To Share or Not to Share?

When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? A team of researchers from the University of Vienna lead by cognitive biologist Lisa Horn investigated this question in a controlled behavioural...
15-Jun-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Realization of high-performance magnetic sensors due to magnetic vortex structures

Magnetic sensors play a key role in a variety of applications, such as speed and position sensing in the automotive industry or in biomedical applications. Within the framework of the Christian Doppler Laboratory "Advanced Magnetic Sensing and...
14-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A System of Check and Balances in the Blood

Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs) give rise to blood and immune cells of the body, and are therefore essential for our survival. They are in a dormant state, but whenever new blood needs to be formed, such as after blood loss or chemotherapy, they are...
24-May-2018 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Embryonic Gene Regulation Through Mechanical Forces

sDuring embryonic development genetic cascades control gene activity and cell differentiation. In a new publication of the journal PNAS, the team of Ulrich Technau of the Department of Molecular Evolution and Development at the University of Vienna...
22-May-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexual Objectification Influences Visual Perception

It has been suggested that sexually objectified women or men are visually processed in the same fashion of an object. Far from being unanimously accepted, this claim has been criticized by a lack of scientific rigor. A team led by Giorgia Silani, in...
12-Apr-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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