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Global warming increases the diversity of active soil bacteria

Warmer soils harbour a greater diversity of active microbes, according to a new study from researchers at the Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science (CeMESS) at the University of Vienna. The study, published in Science Advances,...
23-Feb-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nature is particularly beneficial for people on lower income

Data from a representative sample of the Austrian population suggests that the relationship between nature contact and well-being is consistently stronger for people on lower than higher incomes.
7-Feb-2024 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Discovery of high order skyrmions and antiskyrmions

Researchers at the University of Augsburg and the University of Vienna have discovered co-existing magnetic skyrmions and antiskyrmions of arbitrary topological charge at room temperature in magnetic Co/Ni multilayer thin films.
25-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Do violent video games numb us towards real violence?

Neuroscientists from the University of Vienna and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have investigated whether playing violent video games leads to a reduction in human empathy.
16-Jan-2024 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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First Direct Imaging of Small Noble Gas Clusters at Room Temperature

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in the stabilisation and direct imaging of small clusters of noble gas atoms at room temperature. This achievement opens up exciting possibilities for fundamental research in condensed matter physics and...
11-Jan-2024 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Shape matters: How microplastic travels that far

How far microplastics travel in the atmosphere depends crucially on particle shape, according to a recent study by scientists at the University of Vienna and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation in Göttingen: While spherical...
8-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds see themselves as less talented

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds consider themselves to be less talented than all other groups – even if they show the same performance levels. This is shown by a new study led by Christina Bauer at the University of Vienna.
3-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds see themselves as less talented

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds consider themselves to be less talented than all other groups – even if they show the same performance levels.
3-Jan-2024 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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