University of Vienna

The University of Austria was founded in 1365 in Vienna, Austria. The University of Austria has a student body of approximately 72,000. Numerous Nobel Prize winners have been associated with the University of Austria. Notable academic faculties include, the Austrian School of Economics, School of Social Science, Law, Science and Mathematics. The University of Austria is particularly noted for its Theology Academics.

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A new tool to decipher evolutionary biology

Understanding evolution is one of the cornerstones of biology—evolution is, in fact, the sole explanation for life's diversity on Earth. Based on the evolution of proteins, researchers may explain the emergence of new species ...

dateMay 09, 2017 in Evolution
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Chemically tailored graphene

Graphene is considered as one of the most promising new materials. However, the systematic insertion of chemically bound atoms and molecules to control its properties is still a major challenge. Now, for the first time, scientists ...

dateMay 08, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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How do metals interact with DNA?

For a couple of decades, metal-containing drugs have been successfully used to fight against certain types of cancer. The lack of knowledge about the underlying molecular mechanisms slows down the search for new and more ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Materials Science
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Why do people switch their language?

Due to increasing globalization, the linguistic landscape of our world is changing; many people give up use of one language in favor of another. Scientists from the University of Vienna have studied why language shift happens ...

dateMar 14, 2017 in Social Sciences
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'Blurred times' in a quantum world

When measuring time, we normally assume that clocks do not affect space and time, and that time can be measured with infinite accuracy at nearby points in space. However, combining quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory ...

dateMar 09, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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When protein crystals grow

Annette Rompel and her team of the Department of Biophysical Chemistry at the University of Vienna are investigating so-called polyoxometalates. These compounds exhibit a great diversity and offer the scientists a wide range ...

dateJan 04, 2017 in Biochemistry
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