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Antibiotic Targets Vertigo Attacks: Drug Can Be Used to Treat Rare Inner-Ear Condition Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences analysed 32 cases from Austria Krems, 3 July 2018 – The antibiotic gentamicin has been used to successfully treat a rare illness that affects the inner ear. This was confirmed by Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences’ retrospective evaluation of the results of treatment administered to 32 patients. However, the analysis found that initial
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ULTIMATE innovations make Flightpath 2050 targets feasible: Collaborative effort for breakthrough aero engine concepts The European-funded Horizon 2020 ULTIMATE project (Ultra Low emission Technology Innovations for Mid-century Aircraft Turbine Engines) has developed concepts for highly innovative propulsion and integration technologies for mid-century aero engines. With five experienced research groups and four major European engine manufacturers, ULTIMATE partners have identified breakthrough technologies which address the major loss sources in existing aero engines, thus enabling disruptive
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Emotions and Gender: Combination of Patient’s and Therapist’s Gender has Impact on Psychotherapy – Including Erotic Feelings Current research findings by Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences to be integrated into curriculum Krems, 5 June 2018 – Gender can have an influence on psychotherapy. This is backed up by the latest analysis and long-term research carried out by the director of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Science
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HEAR, HEAR! OPTIMISED HEARING DEVICES FEATURING FIBRE-OPTIC TECHNOLOGY MADE IN AUSTRIA Austria-based Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences and partners move closer to developing fully implantable hearing aid Krems (Austria), 8 May – Groundbreaking technology for the transmission of acoustic signals, designed for use in fully implantable hearing aids, has been successfully tested for the first time. The technology is based on completely contact-free fibre-optic technology, which senses the tiniest ossicle movements
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Introducing a new accessible and agile digital era in agriculture /ins Get a new perspective on seed and grain analysis with a wide range of profitable benefits to the user, provided by user friendly digital solutions such as the new digital microscope TREND from TAGARNO The digital microscope basically provides you with a magnified and digital live view of your seed or grain sample on a monitor, but this is
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What’s new at Lab Innovations 2017 Lab Innovations kicks off in only a few weeks on the 1st and 2nd of November at the NEC, Birmingham Now in its sixth consecutive year, the showcase promises an array of new and exciting attractions for 2017, developed to cater to the broad needs of visitors to the UK’s only dedicated event for laboratory, analytical and biotech equipment. Lab
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Insights and Innovations theatre offers packed schedule at Lab Innovations 2017 Lab Innovations – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory, analytical and biotech equipment – returns to the NEC, Birmingham, for its sixth consecutive year on the 1st and 2nd of November 2017. With the largest gathering of laboratory suppliers in the UK, this free-to-attend show has lots on offer for professionals across a wide range of sectors, from
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Adam Rutherford to speak at Lab Innovations 2017 Lab Innovations – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory, analytical and biotech equipment – returns to the NEC, Birmingham, for its sixth consecutive year on the 1st and 2nd of November 2017. Science writer and broadcaster Adam Rutherford will be a keynote speaker at this year’s event, drawing on his experiences as a scientific adviser for the film
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From spectacle to trauma alleviation Voodoo rituals are more than mere show. As Yvonne Schaffler was able to demonstrate with the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, such rituals fulfil important social and therapeutic functions. As a cultural and social anthropologist, she studied practices relating to possession by spirits in the Caribbean. Voodoo means deity or spirit. – Voodoo practitioners in the Dominican Republic
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The Alps between depopulation and gentrification With the support of the FWF, a team from the University of Innsbruck investigated the influx of "new highlanders" to the Alps. Although receiving little attention, migration from towns to mountainous areas is an observable trend worldwide, extending even to peripheral mountain villages. – In contrast to expectations, the new arrivals there are seen as creating fresh momentum. By now,
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Prestigious scientific organisations support Lab Innovations Lab Innovations – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory, analytical and biotech equipment – continues to garner support from across the scientific community. Returning to the NEC, Birmingham, for the sixth consecutive year on the 1st and 2nd of November 2017, this year’s event will be backed by renowned organisations including the Science Council, Innovation DB and Laboratory News. Laboratory
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Die Notation des Augenblicks Laborsituationen mit künstlerischen Instrumentarien zu erfassen, ist Teil des vom Wissenschaftsfonds FWF im Rahmen seines PEEK-Programms geförderten Kunstprojekts "Choreo-graphic Figures: Deviations from the Line". Nach drei Jahren Laborarbeit und Symposien ist dieses Projekt von Nikolaus Gansterer, Mariella Greil und Emma Cocker vorerst abgeschlossen und in einer umfassenden Publikation dokumentiert. "Wie fühlt sich Sprache an, wenn du sie im Mund
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Noting down the moment Recording laboratory situations via artistic means is part of the art project 'Choreo-graphic Figures: Deviations from the Line' funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF in the context of its PEEK programme. After three years of lab work and symposia, Nikolaus Gansterer’s, Mariella Greil’s and Emma Cocker’s project is now completed and documented in a comprehensive publication. "How does language
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Breaking granite with microwaves In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Leoben investigated how excavation methods for hard rock could be improved by using microwave irradiation so as to make classical mechanical excavation easier and save energy. The excavation of hard rock such as granite is a process that consumes a great deal of time and energy,
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Many proteins must set to work so as to activate fat What happens and where, when the body’s fat stores are activated? With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the biochemist Ruth Birner-Grünberger investigates the complex interaction of activation and regulation in fat breakdown, thus providing a basis for new therapeutic approaches for illnesses such as diabetes or arteriosclerosis. Every marathon runner gets to this point: after exhausting the
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We and the others - Bosnian diaspora With the support of the FWF, the sociologist Ana Mijić is conducting research into how Bosnians living in Austria construe their self-image in their war, post-war and migration context, and she detects a cosmopolitan nationalism. What does migration do to a person’s identity and how do wartime experiences affect the self-image? When the sociologist Ana Mijić started focusing her research
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See new products first at Lab Innovations 2017 Lab Innovations 2017 – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory technology, analytical and biotech equipment – is pleased to welcome Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), Eppendorf and GS Biotech to the NEC, Birmingham, on the 1st and 2nd of November. The UK’s largest independent supplier of scientific products, SLS, is returning for its third consecutive year, as Josh Chapman,
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The sound of medieval music Musical life in the late Middle Ages was vibrant and varied, and this applied also in the Austrian region. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, scientists from Vienna are now creating a bridge between the music and everyday life of that period, thus facilitating a better understanding of the era. "During the late Middle Ages", says Reinhard
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The sound of medieval music Musical life in the late Middle Ages was vibrant and varied, and this applied also in the Austrian region. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, scientists from Vienna are now creating a bridge between the music and everyday life of that period, thus facilitating a better understanding of the era. "During the late Middle Ages", says Reinhard
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The sound of medieval music Musical life in the late Middle Ages was vibrant and varied, and this applied also in the Austrian region. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, scientists from Vienna are now creating a bridge between the music and everyday life of that period, thus facilitating a better understanding of the era. "During the late Middle Ages", says Reinhard
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