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On the “shelf life” of water: Hot on the trail of the biostability of water using state-of-the-art DNA and cell analysis

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems launches project to study the growth of water-based microorganisms  Krems (Austria), 9 August 2018 – In order to better understand and assess the quality of ground and spring water, state-of-the-art methods from the fields of molecular biology and microbiology, as well as chemical high-performance analytics are now…

Vienna-based biotech company Marinomed obtains EU-wide certification for new cold medication

New combination reduces blocked nose without a pharmaceutical ingredient while simultaneously combating viral airway infections Patent application submitted for innovative formulation Vienna, 7 August 2018.  Vienna-based company Marinomed Biotech AG (Marinomed) today announced it had secured EU-wide certification for a new product: a nasal spray that allows the decongestion of the nasal cavity without employing…

Pascal Schmidt appointed CFO as Vienna based biotech firm Marinomed strengthens its management team – Company reports strong growth.

Finance expert Pascal Schmidt joins the management team as of August 1, 2018 Growth trajectory maintained with 84% increase in revenues in 2017 Significant progression in the development of the Carragelose® and Marinosolv® platforms in 2017 Vienna, July 31, 2018.Vienna based Marinomed Biotech AG (Marinomed) strengthens its management team with the appointment of Pascal Schmidt…

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 BA-degree programme at Karl Landsteiner University…

Clinical Results of Neurodegenerative Study

AFFiRiS Announces Results of a Phase I Clinical Study Using AFFITOPEs® PD01A and PD03A, Confirming Safety and Tolerability for Both Compounds as well as Immunogenicity for PD01A in Early MSA patients AFFITOPEs® PD01A and PD03A Safe and Well Tolerated: Primary Endpoint of Phase I Study Met Immune Response against AFFITOPE® PD01A and Alpha-Synuclein Seen in…

Unconditionally, Ernst Toller

Unconditionally, Ernst TollerErnst Toller was a revolutionary, a man of letters, a politician and an indefatigable writer of letters. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a collection of his correspondence between 1915 and 1939 has now been edited with a commentary. It opens up a 24-year window to a period of radical…

The grammar of movement

Like spoken language, sign language has a complex and differentiated structure. One just has to be able to discern and interpret it. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research team from Klagenfurt is working on the elements of a grammar of sign language. It is language that distinguishes Homo sapiens from…

Hidden HIV Revealed: New Insights Into Latent HIV Infections

In spite of ever more effective therapies, HIV keeps managing to survive in the body. A comprehensive project conducted by the Austrian Science Fund FWF has clarified the molecular processes which contribute to this effect. In the process, approaches were discovered for possible therapies to combat the hidden reservoir formed by the virus. Thanks to…

New method for 3-D surface inspection has convinced steel giant

New method for 3-D surface inspection has convinced steel giant Defect detection on hot surfaces optimizes rail production Graz, Austria – An innovative method for the quality inspection of hot surfaces is used on an industrial level for the first time: A major Turkish steel producer is optimizing the production of high speed-compatible rails with…

Microbial Power Storage Shows It Can Do the Job

Microorganisms turn surplus power into natural gas within seconds  Linz, Austria – New results have proven that certain microorganisms are capable of producing natural gas under industrial conditions. The method, based on microorganisms known as Archaea, converts climate-damaging CO2 and hydrogen into storable methane (natural gas). A recently completed pilot study has impressively demonstrated how…