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Pimp my Spec: Upgrade for Magnetic Resonance Methods with a 1,000-fold Amplifier

Researchers determine the structure and dynamics of proteins using NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) spectroscopy. Until now, however, much higher concentrations were necessary for in-vitro measurements of the biomolecules in solution than found in...
9-Aug-2022 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nano-sponges with potential for rapid wastewater treatment

Efficient adsorbents for industrial wastewater treatment are important to minimize potential environmental damage. In particular, organic dyes, as a significant group of industrial pollutants, are usually highly water soluble, non-degradable and...
3-Aug-2022 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Progress in Bioanalytics: Production of RNA Chips Significantly Simplified

Biochips (microarrays) are modern analytical tools that allow thousands of individual detections to be performed simultaneously in a small amount of sample material. A team led by Mark Somoza from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna...
26-Jul-2022 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher Voice Pitch Lets Female Faces Appear Younger

Psychologists and biologists around Christina Krumpholz and Helmut Leder from the University of Vienna investigated whether voice pitch can influence how female faces are evaluated. Their conclusion: a higher voice does indeed influence how the...
20-Jul-2022 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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"Hot" Graphene Reveals Migration of Carbon Atoms

The migration of carbon atoms on the surface of the nanomaterial graphene was recently measured for the first time. Although the atoms move too swiftly to be directly observed with an electron microscope, their effect on the stability of the...
24-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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1.700-year-old Korean genomes show genetic heterogeneity in Three Kingdoms period Gaya

An international team led by The University of Vienna and the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology in collaboration with the National Museum of Korea has successfully sequenced and studied the whole genome of eight 1,700-year-old...
21-Jun-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemical Pollution Threatens Biodiversity

Environmental chemical pollution threatens biodiversity. However, the complexity of this pollution remains insufficiently recognised by decision-makers - this is what international researchers led by Gabriel Sigmund from the University of Vienna and...
17-Jun-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Parasitic Worms Reveal New Insights Into the Evolution of Sex and Sex Chromosomes

Studying two highly divergent phyla of worms that contain numerous parasites that cause human and livestock diseases, the research group of Qi Zhou from the University of Vienna and Zhejiang University, sheds light on how sexual reproduction and...
15-Jun-2022 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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