University of Vienna

Type: Organization
Name: University of Vienna
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Award success for English scholar

A senior lecturer at Birmingham City University's School of English is celebrating after winning an ESSE Book Award for 2014.Ursula Lutzky, Senior Lecturer in English Language Studies, won first place in the category of English Language and Linguistics ... [Published Birmingham City University - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

People look like the cars they buy, and their pets too

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Psychologists at the University of Vienna say that random people on the street can associate drivers with the front of their cars.  As if we didn’t have enough reasons to be judgmental, it seems like purchasing decisions start in the ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Check Out My Grill: People Look Like Their Cars

[embedded content]Psychologists at the University of Vienna say that random people on the street can associate drivers with the front of their cars. ... [Published CW33 NewsFix - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why do mushrooms turn brown

The crystal structure of latent PPO4 mushroom tyrosinase is converted via proteolytic removal of the C-terminal domain resulting in the active form of tyrosinase. As a result of this reaction, the type-3 copper center becomes exposed to monophenolic substrates ... [Published AgroTimes.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

University of Vienna Researchers Move Single Silicon Atoms in Graphene

By Alexander ChiltonToma Susi. Image Credit: Peter Rigaud, University of Vienna.Researchers from the University of Vienna have used single-layer graphene with silicon atoms embedded into its lattice in order to study the manipulation of single atoms.The ... [Published AZoM - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Think big! Bacteria breach cell division size limit

This news release is available in German.The life of a cell is straightforward: it doubles, divides in the middle and originates two identical daughter cells. Therefore, it has been long assumed that cells of the same kind are similarly sized and big ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Sunshine Links to Increase Suicide Rates

AdvertisementsThe bright sunny day has been linked to increase suicide rates, a new study says.AdvertisementsUniversity of Vienna researchers have found a link between sunshine and suicide rates and it is more noticeable in women than in men.Although ... [Published Your Story - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Cockatoos pick up tool use and manufacture through social learning

Figaro, the one who started it all. University of Vienna Two years ago, we brought you the story of Figaro, a Goffin's cockatoo that lived at a research center in Vienna. These birds don't use tools in the wild—Figaro's minders even argue that the ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Unusual resemblance: You look just like your car — and it looks like your dog

Here's a twist on family resemblance: A Swiss study says it's possible to match people with their cars, because they look alike. And the resemblance carries through to the family dog, too.For the study, published in the Swiss Journal of Psychology , researchers ... [Published Bedford Times-Mail - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 4 reports

It's official: you do look like your car

Davor Javorovic/PIXSELL/PixsellIt's not just dogs that resemble their owners; a new study by the University of Vienna has discovered a strong resemblance between drivers and their cars.In research that has possibly done the least to further advancement ... [Published AOL UK - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

Cockatoos Watch and Learn From 'Teacher' Birds

On the heels of monkeys excelling in school comes news that Goffin's cockatoos can learn from each other how to make and use tools. These Indonesian parrots, it seems, have some potential in the classroom, too.The discovery is being hailed by researchers ... [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 9 reports

Cockatoos go to carpentry school -- ScienceDaily

Goffin's cockatoos can learn how to make and use wooden tools from each other, a new study has found.The discovery, made by scientists from Oxford University, the University of Vienna, and the Max Planck Institute at Seewiesen, is thought to be the first ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]

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"Taking lymphatic fluid from cattle is not easy, but it can be performed effortlessly with some practice. The longitudinal vessels lie next to the veins under the skin of the udder and can only be punctured during lactation. As the macrophages can be found in the lymphatic fluid first, we believe that an infection can be diagnosed here substantially earlier and more quickly than with today's usual methods" says Khol
Ursula said: "I am very pleased that my book has been awarded this prize. It is fantastic that my work has been recognised by the academic community through this European award and I am very grateful to the board and president of ESSE for honouring my work in this way."
...” Last year’s award was for Bhikkhu Bodhi’s translation from the Pali of "The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Aṅguttara Nikāya."
The researchresearch project was then continued as FWF Initiative. "This research has allowed for the crystallization and three-dimensional structure of PPO4 to be resolved" , says Anette Rompel

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Apple Joins Microsoft In Attacking Google On Pr... [Published Media Post - Sep 19 2014]
Lymphatic fluid used for first time to detect b... [Published Science Daily - Sep 19 2014]
Award success for English scholar [Published Birmingham City University - Sep 19 2014]
Robert A. Jaffe, of Counsel, Kutak Rock LLP to ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 19 2014]
AES Educational Foundation Announces Awards for... [Published Harmony Central - Sep 19 2014]
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The father of classic dermatology [Published Dotmed - Sep 17 2014]
Wisdom Publications Celebrates Prestigious Tran... [Published PRWeb - Sep 17 2014]
People look like the cars they buy, and their p... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Sep 17 2014]
Check Out My Grill: People Look Like Their Cars [Published CW33 NewsFix - Sep 17 2014]
Why do mushrooms turn brown [Published AgroTimes.com - Sep 16 2014]
University of Vienna Researchers Move Single Si... [Published AZoM - Sep 16 2014]
New lawyer at DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS [Published Dorda Brugger Jordis - Sep 16 2014]
Winter Babies May Be Getting A Head Start In Life [Published Medical Daily - Sep 15 2014]
Think Big! Bacteria Breach Cell Division Size L... [Published ScienceNewsline - Sep 15 2014]
Think big! Bacteria breach cell division size l... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said “No” t... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
Scientists uncover why major cow milk allergen ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 14 2014]
Ask A Major: German Studies [Published Individual.com - Sep 13 2014]
Study links suicide rates with sunshine hours [Published India Today - Sep 13 2014]
Sunshine tied to suicide risk [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 13 2014]
Sunshine tied to suicide risk: study [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 12 2014]
Sunshine Links to Increase Suicide Rates [Published Your Story - Sep 12 2014]
Does sunshine INCREASE suicide rates? Light may... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 12 2014]
Does sunshine INCREASE suicide rates? Light may... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
"Diary of Great War" published in Serbian [Published B92 - Sep 12 2014]
Cockatoos go to carpentry school [Published MyScience - Sep 12 2014]
Moving silicon atoms in graphene with atomic pr... [Published Nanowerk - Sep 12 2014]
ONE Bal Harbour Names Director of F [Published Lodging Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
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Robert A. Jaffe, of Counsel, Kutak Rock LLP to ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 19 2014]
New York, NY, September 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert A. Jaffe, Of Counsel, Kutak Rock LLP will speak at the ...
New, Pro-ISIS Group Rears Its Head in Denmark, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
A militant Islamist organisation reported to have “strong connections” to the Islamic State has established itself in Denmark and is recruiting Danes to join its cause. The development will be of great cause for concern for Denmark, coming just weeks ...
Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said “No” t... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
[Editor's note: this piece, by Richard M. Ebeling, was originally published at   EpicTimes ] We live at a time when politicians and bureaucrats only know one public policy: more and bigger government. Yet, there was a time when even those who served ...
Cockatoos pick up tool use and manufacture thro... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 05 2014]
Figaro, the one who started it all. University of Vienna Two years ago, we brought you the story of Figaro, a Goffin's cockatoo that lived at a research center in Vienna. These birds don't use tools in the wild—Figaro's minders even argue that the ...
Marmosets can learn from movies, who knew? [Published HDTV UK - Sep 04 2014]
Well, this is bananas. First tortoises were using iPads , now scientists say that marmosets can learn from movies , and they’re not, er, monkeying around. (Sorry.) As New Scientist reports , researchers from the University of Vienna filmed a marmoset ...
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