July 30, 2015

Cell migration in the fruitfly

In a special edition of the journal Current Opinion in Cell Biology on the topic of cell adhesion and migration, Daria Siekhaus, Professor at IST Austria, as well as Postdoc Aparna Ratheesh...

July 16, 2015

IST Austria researcher presents realistic simulations of natural phenomena

Chris Wojtan, professor at the Institute of Science and Technologies (IST Austria), is going to present as many as four contributions at the most renowned conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques—the ACM SIGGRAPH—this August. The focus of his research is...

July 15, 2015

Will anyone bid more?

The competition for resources among cells, individuals or species is a fundamental characteristic of evolution. In a paper appearing in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B on July 15, 2015, Johannes Reiter and co-authors from the Institute of Science and...

July  7, 2015

Brain-shaped sculpture at IST Austria

IST Austria has a new sculpture on campus. The black aluminum and steel object erected on the lawn in front of the Raiffeisen Lecture Hall resembles the two hemispheres of the human brain. The Austrian multimedia artist Peter Kogler designed...

May 22, 2015

Sir Roger Penrose’s IST Lecture available on YouTube

Yesterday afternoon Sir Roger Penrose gave his IST Lecture on “Before the Beginning and Beyond Eternity”. Due to the huge interest in Penrose, IST Austria set up its first webcast, broadcasting his lecture live from the Raiffeisen Lecture...

May 20, 2015

Quantum rotors in a quantum bath

Rotation and angular momentum are ubiquitous concepts in physics, and play a role in such diverse areas as the reactivity of biological molecules, accuracy of atomic clocks or spectra of stars. In a paper appearing in the leading physics journal <link...

May  6, 2015

IST Austria invites the public to campus

IST Austria opens its doors to visitors from the region on Sunday, May 31. The Open Campus Day gives them the chance to explore the world of research in an interactive science exhibition. Children have fun with experiments in the...

May  5, 2015

Hitting the borders of expansion

Why does a species not adapt to an ever-wider range of conditions, gradually expanding its geographical range? In their paper published on May 4 in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of...

April 23, 2015

IST Austria researchers appointed as new members of Austrian Academy of Sciences

Laszlo Erdös has been elected Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, ÖAW). At the annual election meeting on April 17, 2015, when the ÖAW accepted 40 scientists from Austria and abroad, IST Austria Professor Laszlo Erdös...

April 13, 2015

Infectious ants become antisocial

Looking after yourself, and trying not to infect others, is a good strategy to prevent disease from spreading – not only if you are a considerate co-worker, but also if you are an ant, meerkat or other social animal, as...

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