University of Vienna

University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
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Environment - Nov 12
One million species are threatened with extinction, many of them already in the coming decades. This unprecedented loss of biodiversity threatens valuable ecosystems and human well-being. But what is holding us back from putting conservation research into practice? The journal Biological Conservation has published a collection of 14 articles on this topic.
History - Nov 7

Scholars have been all over Rome for hundreds of years, but it still holds some secrets - for instance, relatively little is known about where the city's denizens actually came from.

Chemistry - Oct 21

The identification of new chemical bonds is crucial for the design of new material structures. A team led by Jani Kotakoski at the University of Vienna and Jannik Meyer at the University of Tübingen has found unexpected new configurations of oxygen and nitrogen in graphene.

Environment - Oct 10

Researchers show path of zearalenone through the womb using new technology The human foetus is considered to be particularly sensitive to environmental contaminants.

Life Sciences - Oct 2
Life Sciences

"An experiment of nature" after the end-Cretaceous mass extinction An international research team led by Giuseppe Marramà from the Institute of Paleontology of the University of Vienna discovered a

Chemistry - Sep 11

Scientists use deep neural networks to achieve simulations on long time scales The prediction of molecular reactions triggered by light is to date extremely time-consuming and therefore costly.

Pharmacology - Nov 4

Conotoxins are bioactive peptides found in the venom that marine cone snails produce for prey capture and defense.

Life Sciences - Oct 14
Life Sciences

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 the

Chemistry - Oct 4

Chemists investigate the interactions of metal complexes and light Metal complexes show a fascinating behavior in their interactions with light, which for example is utilized in organic light emitting diodes, solar cells, quantum computers, or even in cancer therapy.

Physics - Sep 23

The quantum superposition principle has been tested on a scale as never before in a new study by scientists at the University of Vienna in collaboration with the University of Basel.

Astronomy - Sep 4

Researchers from European countries discuss life in the Universe at the University of Vienna Astrobiology is a young, rapidly developing branch of science that seeks to address the question of whether life exists, or has existed, elsewhere in the Universe.

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