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2015-04-21 08:34:06

GUILDFORD, United Kingdom, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ANGLE plc (AIM:AGL OTCQX:ANPCY), the specialist medtech company, is delighted to announce that the Medical University of Vienna, one of its

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2015-01-28 10:25:35

Women are two times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men, and new research appearing in the journal Biological Psychiatry suggests that their sex hormones may be to blame.

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2015-01-12 10:09:00

Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna have identified the mechanisms used by the spinal cord to trigger activity in leg muscles, marking the first time that the spinal cord activation patterns responsible for walking have been successfully decoded.

Cockatoos can learn
2014-09-03 02:45:52

Goffin's cockatoos can learn how to make and use wooden tools from each other, a new study has found.

2014-04-22 14:06:57

Scientists of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna, together with colleagues of the ETH Zurich, have now shown how double stranded RNA, such as viral genetic information, is prevented from entering the nucleus of a cell.

New Model For Evolution Of Paired Appendages
2014-01-27 11:28:06

All of us backboned animals – at least the ones who also have jaws – have four fins or limbs, one pair in front and one pair behind. These have been modified dramatically in the course of evolution, into a marvelous variety of fins, legs, arms, flippers, and wings.

Development Of Cryptic Worms Provides New Insights Into Molluscan Evolution
2013-10-18 12:20:59

There are still a lot of unanswered questions about mollusks, e.g. snails, slugs and mussels. The research group of Andreas Wanninger, Head of the Department of Integrative Zoology of the University of Vienna, took a detailed look at the development of cryptic worms

Cockatoos Know What Goes On Behind Barriers
2013-07-29 09:58:11

The ability to represent and to track the trajectory of objects, which are temporally out of sight, is highly important in many aspects but is also cognitively demanding.

Researchers Demonstrate Leap Forward In Optical Coating Technology
2013-07-23 10:07:55

Although it may not be immediately obvious, the mechanical properties of optical components have a significant impact on the performance of lasers employed in precision sensing applications.

2013-07-09 21:22:44

The unique properties of graphene such as its incredible strength and, at the same time, its little weight have raised high expectations in modern material science.


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