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Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 22.07.2022
Transport-proteins influence the lung uptake of inhaled drugs
A study by MedUni Vienna's Department of Clinical Pharmacology has identified two transport proteins that can influence the permeability of the lung epithelial barrier for certain drugs.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.06.2022
Austrian Academy of Sciences scholarships for MedUni Vienna researchers
The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has accepted more young researchers onto its scholarship programmes.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.06.2022

Psychology - Life Sciences - 07.06.2022
Activating an Amygdala-Brainstem Pathway Relieves Pain and Improves Emotional State in Rats
Activating a circuit between the amygdala and brainstem relieves pain and reduces defensive behaviors in rats, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience by a study team at MedUni Vienna's Center for Brain Research.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2022
Marta Rizzi takes over Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology
Marta Rizzi took over the Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology (§98) at MedUni Vienna at the beginning of June. The expert on human B-cell lymphocytes comes to Vienna from University Hospital Freiburg. Marta Rizzi is an expert in human B-cell lymphocyte development, activation both in physiological and disease context.

Life Sciences - Event - 01.02.2022

Life Sciences - Psychology - 28.09.2021
Synchrony through touch
Synchrony through touch
Study examines the role of touch and proximity on the mutual adaptation of brain activity and heart rhythms in mothers and babies Touch is fundamental to interpersonal communication.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.09.2021
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
For the first time ever, the intention of a continuous movement was able to be read out from non-invasive brain signals at TU Graz.

Life Sciences - 25.03.2021
Where do the gender differences in the human pelvis come from?
Where do the gender differences in the human pelvis come from?
A comparison with chimpanzees provides surprising insights The pelvis is the part of the human skeleton with the largest differences between females and males.

Life Sciences - 18.01.2021
What the lungfishes' genome teaches us about the vertebrates' conquest of land
What the lungfishes’ genome teaches us about the vertebrates’ conquest of land
Using cutting-edge DNA sequencing technologies, a group of laboratories with Oleg Simakov of the University of Vienna succeeded in fully sequencing the genome of the Australian lungfish.

Environment - Life Sciences - 31.08.2020
Searching for stress-resistant potatoes
Searching for stress-resistant potatoes
EU-Project "ADAPT" studies potato's adaption mechanisms to multiple stresses Plant Biologist Markus Teige at the Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna has received a ¤5 million grant f

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 28.05.2020
Material and genetic resemblance in the Bronze Age Southern Levant
Material and genetic resemblance in the Bronze Age Southern Levant
Different "Canaanite" people from the Bronze Age Southern Levant not only culturally, but also genetically resemble each other more than other populations.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.12.2019
Theodor-Billroth-Preis an ForscherInnen der MedUni Wien
Der Theodor-Billroth-Preis der Wiener Ärztekammer ging heuer dreigeteilt mit Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer, Philipp Tschandl und Lucian Beer an drei Forscher der MedUni Wien.

Life Sciences - 12.11.2019

Life Sciences - Environment - 14.10.2019
Many cooks don't spoil the broth: Manifold symbionts prepare their host for any eventuality
Many cooks don’t spoil the broth: Manifold symbionts prepare their host for any eventuality
Deep-sea mussels harbor up to 16 different strains of bacteria in their gills, keeping them prepared for environmental changes Deep-sea mussels, which rely on cooperative symbiotic bacteria for their

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 24.09.2019
Two new CD labs for TU Graz
Two new CD labs for TU Graz
Two new CD labs of TU Graz are working on producing proteins and high-quality plastics efficiently and cost-effectively.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 12.09.2019
Turbo-charging pharmaceutical biotechnology simulations
Turbo-charging pharmaceutical biotechnology simulations
New simulation technology developed by TU Graz is designed to make the production of biopharmaceuticals more efficient, cost-effective and comprehensible for manufacturers.

Life Sciences - Environment - 28.02.2019
New Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science at the University of Vienna
New Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science at the University of Vienna
With the establishment of the new Centre on March 1, 2019, the University of Vienna will grow from 19 to 20 Faculties and Centres.

Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Small but versatile
Small but versatile
Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea The ammonia oxidizing archaea, or Thaumarchaeota, are amongst the most abundant marine microorganisms.

Life Sciences - 17.09.2018
MoreGrasp: Getting a better grip on things
MoreGrasp: Getting a better grip on things
The MoreGrasp Horizon2020 research project under the leadership of TU Graz is coming to an end with significant results in the field of thought-controlled grasp neuroprosthetics.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 11.06.2018
Manipulated enzymes: TU Graz researchers set milestone in biocatalysis research
Manipulated enzymes: TU Graz researchers set milestone in biocatalysis research
TU Graz researchers managed for the first time ever to 'retrain' an enzyme to build ring-shaped molecular structures instead of performing its natural task of reducing double bonds.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 05.03.2018

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 06.02.2018
Worm Uploaded to a Computer and Trained to Balance a Pole
Worm Uploaded to a Computer and Trained to Balance a Pole
Is it a computer program or a living being? At TU Wien (Vienna), the boundaries become blurred. The neural system of a nematode was translated into computer code - and then the virtual worm was taught amazing tricks.

Life Sciences - Health - 09.10.2017
Editing the genome - rewriting our society?
Editing the genome - rewriting our society?
Targeted changes of genomes from simple and complex organisms have become considerably more accurate, simpler, faster and thus also cheaper through CRISPR/Cas methods.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - 11.09.2017
11 - 15 September: 19th Congress of the Austrian Mathematical Society and Anniversary of the German Association of Mathematicians
11 - 15 September: 19th Congress of the Austrian Mathematical Society and Anniversary of the German Association of Mathematicians
During this congress, 450 international participants will meet from 11 to 15 September at the University of Salzburg Faculty of Natural Sciences to discuss research and teaching, to hold workshops and to participate in lectures by well-known colleagues.

Life Sciences - Health - 30.08.2017
Guided Tours in the Botanical Garden of the University of Salzburg
Guided Tours in the Botanical Garden of the University of Salzburg
The Botanical Garden offers guided tours on various topics in September. Admission is free. MI 6. Uhr, Führung mit Dr. Ulrike Gartner zu ,,Früchte-Potpourri aus dem Botanischen Garten - Wissenswertes und Spannendes".
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