Light Sculptures, Tattoos and Tsunami WavesISTA Scientists Attended the Siggraph 2023 Conference in Los Angeles in Early August
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Quo Vadis Viticulture and Pomology?In May 2023, the „Wissenschaft.Klosterneuburg.Schafft Wissen“ Science. Klosterneuburg.Creates Knowledge) lecture series showcased information about important topics like sustainability, plant protec-tion, and the use of digital technology, robots, and drones. They also discussed so-called PIWI varieties, which offer a more environmentally friendly approach to winemaking.
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How Starving Neurons Affect Brain DevelopmentFor brains to develop, they require the right nutrients at the right time. The nutrients provide the necessary energy for the cellular processes that lay the foundation for brain formation. Gaia Novarino's research group investigates what happens when these nutrients are not available at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). Wissenschaftsseiten.pdf herunterladen (0.07 MB)
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ISTA Welcomes New PresidentAt the beginning of the year, award-winning molecular biologist Martin Hetzer stepped into his new role as president of the renowned research institute ISTA. He introduced himself to the public at a press conference on 14 February 2023.
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Developing the Pool of the FutureBiotop, a company based in Klosterneuburg-Weidling, develops and builds
natural pools and swimming ponds for chlorine-free swimming. Managing
Director Jasmin Nöbl and Head of Research Jakob Schelker explain why
research is crucial for their biopools and the environment.
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Digitales Yarn for Real SocksWissenschaftsseiten_8-22.pdf herunterladen (0.19 MB)
Infected for ScienceWhile we usually associate viruses with diseases, scientists use them as tools in their research. At the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA), the Virus Services team provides scientists with the viral help they need to do their work.
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Warriors of God Exhibit at Klosterneuburg AbbeyKlosterneuburg Abbey's newest exhibit focuses on the struggle for the
true faith in and around Vienna during the 15th century.
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€ 2.5 Million Euro Grant for ISTA ResearcherA group of evolutionary biologists working at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is developing new statistical methods for documenting the complex structure of genetic data. The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the group a 2.5 million Euro grant to pursue this endeavour.
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Klosterneuburg's Forgotten CanonessesWhen recounting the history of the founding of Klosterneuburg Abbey by the Babenberg Duke Leopold III in 1133, one detail tends to be left out. The abbey founded in the 12th century wasn't just a men's Augustinian canon's abbey.
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How a Protein Stops Cancer Cells From SpreadingScientists at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) have discovered a new protein that helps prevent the spread of cancer cells via the circulatory and lymphatic system. Wissenschaftsseiten_AB02-2022 (pdf 0.66 MB)
The Power of the VineCenturies of experience and cutting-edge research meet when new vines are planted in the Abbey of Klosterneuburg's vineyards. In 2021, growing exceptional varieties on unique terroir made use of old and new traditions.
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50 Years Haschhof Fruit Research FarmOn 23 September, more than 100 visitors celebrated the Haschhof Research Farm's 50th anniversary in the dazzling sunshine. Current research findings and a historical overview were presented.
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How IST Austria is Bridging Knowledge GapsThe Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has reported significant new findings about human cells. Thanks to these findings, two critical pieces of the big puzzle surrounding human existence have fallen into place.
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Award-Winning High School Thesis PapersThe life of ants and a new design for the town hall square: These were the compelling, practical and prize-winning topics high school graduates from Klosterneuburg presented in their final papers this summer. Wissenschaftsseiten 7 (pdf 0.24 MB)
Quantum Computing with HolesScientists found a new and promising qubit at a place where there is nothing.
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Ants provide glimpses into evolutionResearchers at the Konrad Lorenz Institute are studying the effects of pathogens on insects. They have embarked on a quest that goes back to the 18th century. Wissenschaftsseiten_aus_AB_4_21 (pdf 0.11 MB)
Detecting Food Fraud at the Speed of LightA new project at the Lebensmittelversuchsanstalt/LVA (Food Safety Research Institute) is setting new standards in developing detection methods using "Next Generation Sequencing".
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Eureka Moments in KlosterneuburgIn cooperation with the Klosterneuburg lecture series „Wissenschaft.Klosterneuburg. Schafft Wissen“, IST Austria is hosting an online Science Talk with physician Professor Michael Sixt on Thursday 11 March 2021 at 5:00pm. (AB 02/2021)
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Dancing Molecules and Two-dimensional ParticlesScientists at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in cooperation with Uppsala University now have found a new way of constructing a system of rotating molecules whose behavior corresponds to anyons living on the surface of a sphere. (AB 01/2021)
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Research for climate and environmentThe Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) has launched an Open call for artists to participate in ClimArtLab project.(AB 09/2020)
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Weissburgunder - a Variety with PotentialStudying the aroma profile of Weissburgunder at the HBLA school for viticulture and fruit growing in Klosterneuburg. (AB 8/2020)
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Documenting the beauty of natureIST Austria scientists present three novel techniques to simulate nature's complexity (AB 7/2020)
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What We Can Learn From the Teeth of ChimpanzeesYou are what you eat: The Konrad Lorenz Institute in Martinstraße takes a closer look at what tooth wear reveals about the diet of chimpanzees. (AB 5/2020)
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Blood flows could be more turbulent than expectedBlood flow in the human body is assumed to be mostly smooth and non-turbulent. On the other hand, unstable and unsteady flow is linked to a variety of cardiovascular diseases including arteriosclerosis — one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Now, Professor Björn Hof from the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), together with a team of international researchers, has shown that our bloodstream is more turbulent than what has been previously thought. (AB Ausgabe 4/2020)
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Neuer Bild- und Kartenband des DonauraumsDer Klosterneuburger Autor Erich Wonka dokumentiert in diesem Werk auf einzigartige Weise die Siedlungsgeschichte entlang des Donauabschnitts von Klosterneuburg, Korneuburg, Langenzersdorf und Bisamberg! (AB Ausgabe 3/2020) Neuer Bild- und Kartenband des Donauraums (pdf)
New Findings in Brain ResearchResearchers at IST Austria have discovered a new gene function. It could provide a new approach to researching brain malformations and tumours. (AB 2/2020)
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Noble Ladies, Severe SymptomsNew research on Klosterneuburg's former women's convent provides some insights into the everyday life of these medieval ladies. (AB 1A/2020)
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Science has a ResponsibilityGuido Caniglia, the new scientific director of the Konrad Lorenz Institute (KLI), talks about his plans and what he finds appealing about Klosterneuburg. (AB 9/2019)
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How sweet is too sweet?A new study, led by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Copenhagen, has been launched to identify the risks and benefits of sugar replacements in the diet. (AB Ausgabe 8/2019)
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A Treasure for Klosterneuburg's Monastery LibraryThe Augustinian Canons' Monastery library in Klosterneuburg is the first library in Austria to receive the 20 volume work "Encyclopaedia of Buddhist Arts" for research purposes. (AB 07/2019)
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IST Austria Celebrates 10 year AnniversarySpeech by President Thomas Henzinger on the occasion of the 10-year-anniversary of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria in Maria Gugging on June 4, 2019 (AB Ausgabe 5/2019)
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Dogs Sniff Out Ants at IST AustriaA team of wildlife detection dogs from Switzerland spent the past few weeks visiting the IST Austria to find out if dogs can sniff out invasive ant species. (AB 4/2019)
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Breeding Grapevines for the Future of ViticultureThe HBLA school for viticulture and fruit cultivation in Klosterneuburg breeds new grape varieties for the Austrian viticulture industry. Fungus-resistant varieties present a particular challenge, as does finding the right balance between quality production and environmentally friendly cultivation. (AB Ausgabe 3/2019)
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An Academy Award for Maria GuggingAnd the Oscar goes to ... Bernd Bickel! The Austrian professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria received an Oscar for technical achievements in Hollywood on 09 February 2019. (AB 02/2019)
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Reading Rats' MindsScientists at the Institute for Science and Technology Austria can predict where a rat will go next depending on how neurons fire in its hippocampus. A study on this topic was recently published in the scientific journal "Neuron". (AB Ausgabe 1/2019)
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