University of Vienna

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Name: University of Vienna
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears

Family pets may be cuddly friends, but their gradual transition from the wilds to the hearth offers a sobering message: tampering with mother nature can have totally unexpected consequences.Ever since that first wolf sheepishly sought the companionship ... [Published Gnom.es - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Just Approaches? Africa’s Migrants in China

According to a recent government white paper , more than half of China’s $14.4 billion in foreign aid has gone to African countries . The role of Chinese businesses in Africa was recently explored by Howard French in his new book,  China’s Second Continent: ... [Published China Digital Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

VuCOMP creates medical advisory board

-- Computer-aided detection firm VuCOMP has established a strategic medical advisory board of breast imaging professionals.To get access to this article and all of the content on AuntMinnie.com, create a free account or sign-in now.Member Sign In:* MemberID ... [Published Aunt Minnie - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Otzi the Iceman: Non-Human DNA Found in Hip Bone of 5,300-Year-Old Mummy

Otzi the Iceman: Non-human DNA has been discovered in a hip bone sample taken from the ancient remains.ReutersMuch of what is known about Otzi the Iceman, who lived thousands of years ago, stems from a tiny bone sample preserved in a glacier in the Otztal ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Opportunistic pathogen discovered in Iceman tissue biopsy -- ScienceDaily

tzi's human genome was decoded from a hip bone sample taken from the 5,300 year old mummy. However the tiny sample weighing no more than 0.1 g provides so much more information. A team of scientists from EURAC in Bolzano/Bozen together with colleagues ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dogs and owners have similar personalities, study suggests

A recent study published in the journal Animal Behaviour Science by researchers from University in Budapest, Hungary, and the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Vienna used widely accepted personality dimensions (namely, the Big Five measure ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dubai to host EchoDubai 2014 in September

Home News Article JJul 15 2014 Dubai, 15th July 2014 (WAM) - Prof. Najib Al Khaja, Secretary General of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, announced that Dubai will host a training course organized by the Austrian "123 Sonography" ... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Flower development in 3D: Timing is the key

In close collaboration with Jrg Schnenberger and Yannick Stdler from the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research of the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna, 14 developmental stages of the flower of Arabidopsis thaliana from very early ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Baby boys born in winter months are more likely to be left-handed, study finds

Baby boys born in winter are more likely to be left-handed than those born in summer, new research suggests.Psychologists at the University of Vienna studied 13,000 adults and found that overall, 7.5 per cent of women and 8.8 per cent of men were lef ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

Get it right! More lefties are born in winter

:Are you left-handed and born in winter? Blame your hormones as according to new research, more left-handed men are born specifically during November, December and January. And the reason for this may be lying in testosterone level changes in warmer months ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 4 reports

Combination exercise regime 'best' for diabetes patients

People with type 2 diabetes may be able to improve the way they control the levels of sugar and fat in their blood by combining aerobic exercise with strength training, a new study suggests.After studying the results of more than a dozen separate trials, ... [Published Nursing Times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

The European Political Twittersphere

Twitter has become a major channel for political communication. Politicians and the media disseminate opinions and news, engaging directly with all their stakeholders, while new players, the bloggers, cartoonists, and NGOs, form important accounts ... [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Jun 27 2014]

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...of metabolic regulation and control, and also that excess weight directly influences gut metabolism," reports study leader Schmitt-Kopplin. "Our measurements using ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry are providing us insights into metabolic changes that have not yet been described. These results indicate which molecular mechanisms could underlie excess weight and could contribute to secondary outcomes."
...Experts were asked to propose MICrONS-related projects that aim to "create a new generation of machine learning algorithms derived from high-fidelity representations of cortical microcircuits to achieve human-like performance on complex information processing tasks."
"And for us, the domestication of animals was a major advance that made the development of our civilizations possible" he added, "or at least they contributed substantially to that."
"This finding indicates that altered conditions for preserving the glacier mummy, for example when changing to a nitrogen-based atmosphere commonly used for objects of cultural value, will require additional micro-biological monitoring" the researchers said in a statement, as reported by Science 2.0

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Weight gain influences intestinal bacteria and ... [Published Health Canal - 13 hours ago]
Boffins discuss AI space program at hush-hush I... [Published The Register - 15 hours ago]
Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears [Published Gnom.es - Jul 20 2014]
Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears [Published ABC News - Jul 20 2014]
Just Approaches? Africa’s Migrants in China [Published China Digital Times - Jul 18 2014]
Chinese bribe in Dar, admits envoy [Published East African - Jul 17 2014]
VuCOMP creates medical advisory board [Published Aunt Minnie - Jul 17 2014]
How Did Pets and Farm Animals Get so Cute and F... [Published Pacific Standard - Jul 16 2014]
Otzi the Iceman: Non-Human DNA Found in Hip Bon... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 16 2014]
Oetzi the Iceman had gum disease! [Published Daijiworldcom - Jul 16 2014]
Dogs and owners have similar personalities, stu... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 16 2014]
Opportunistic pathogen discovered in Iceman tis... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Dubai to host EchoDubai 2014 in September [Published Zawya.com - Jul 15 2014]
Does your dog have 'domestication syndrome'? Sc... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 15 2014]
Oetzi's 'non-human' DNA [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 15 2014]
Domesticated Animals’ Cuteness is a Disadvantage [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 15 2014]
First cancer immunotherapy for dogs developed [Published Health Canal - Jul 14 2014]
Domestication Syndrome: White Patches, Baby Fac... [Published ScienceNewsline - Jul 14 2014]
Flower development in 3D: Timing is the key [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 14 2014]
Flower development in 3D: Timing is the key [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 14 2014]
Domestication syndrome: White patches, baby fac... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 14 2014]
Dogs bond better with male owners [Published The Malaysian Times - Jul 14 2014]
More men who are left-handed are born during th... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 14 2014]
VuCOMP Unveils Medical Advisory Board [Published Individual.com - Jul 14 2014]
How You Can Find a Cure for Cancer While You Sleep [Published Goodnet - Jul 13 2014]
This flower blows its wad when birds try to swa... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 11 2014]
Combining aerobic, resistance exercise may be b... [Published WKZO-AM - Jul 10 2014]
Four AGU Session Announcements [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
VuCOMP Establishes Medical Advisory Board [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Democracy and power, on the 18th International ... [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
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Furries? Feet? Forget it: This flower’s weird s... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 09 2014]
It’s the age old story: Boy lures bird close by offering bird his delicious genitals. Bird eats genitals. Boy, using his highly evolved bellows organ, explosively projects his gametes all over bird. Bird flies away, perhaps a little ashamed. Boy hopes ...
Antibody Treatment Developed For Dogs With Cancer [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 07 2014]
Michael Bernkopf / Vetmeduni Vienna Dogs, like people, can get cancer--and research has shown that canine and human cancers can be very much alike. Austrian scientists recently found that the receptor proteins that coat the surface of various canine ...
The European Political Twittersphere [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Jun 27 2014]
Twitter has become a major channel for political communication. Politicians and the media disseminate opinions and news, engaging directly with all their stakeholders, while new players, the bloggers, cartoonists, and NGOs, form important accounts ...
[tt] [drone-list] GCN cover article "Robots Ste... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 24 2014]
Government Computer News (Jun 2014) http://downloads.realviewtechnologies.com/1105Media/GCN/June%202014.pdf The cover article features the NASA Robonaut 2, various iRobot machines,the RABIT bridge scanner, BIOSwimmer port monitor, da Vinci surgeryrobot, ...
Quantum Cascade Laser at the Heart of Spectrome... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jun 16 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: TU Wien Analyzing the composition of a single drop of ethanol in water with a quantum cascade laser and detector on a chip. Mid-infrared spectrometry can assist chemical sensing, environmental monitoring, ...
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