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October 30, 2014
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Konfrontation oder unterlassene Hilfeleistung?

Erstmals beobachtetet ein internationales Team, bestehend aus einer Wissenschaftlerin aus Köln und zwei Wissenschaftlern aus Innsbruck und Abu Dhabi, das Verhalten von Menschen bei Bestrafung gegenüber Fremden. In einem Aufsatz über direkte und indirekte Bestrafung, erschienen im Magazin PNAS, zeigen … Continue reading

April 29, 2014
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Bei befürchteter Strafe steigt die Kooperationsbereitschaft

Menschen neigen dazu, einander zu helfen – zumindest wesentlich öfter und stärker als Tiere. Warum das so ist, haben Innsbrucker Ökonomen untersucht. In einem Aufsatz für das Fachjournal PNAS zeigen sie nun: Die Bereitschaft zur Kooperation ist dann hoch, wenn … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
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Wie unsere Körperzellen gegen Viren kämpfen

Protein versperrt Zugang zum Zellkern, um Erbgut zu schützen MolekularbiologInnen der Max F. Perutz Laboratories der Universität Wien und der Medizinischen Universität Wien zeigen in Zusammenarbeit mit Kollegen von der ETH Zürich, wie das Eindringen doppelsträngiger RNA wie beispielsweise viralen … Continue reading

December 10, 2013
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Arctic study shows key marine food web species at risk from increasing CO2

A research expedition to the Arctic, as part of the Catlin Arctic Survey, has revealed that tiny crustaceans, known as copepods, that live just beneath the ocean surface are likely to battle for survival if ocean acidity continues to rise. … Continue reading

January 10, 2013
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Invading Species Can Extinguish Native Plants Despite Recent Reports

TORONTO, ON – Ecologists at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found that, given time, invading exotic plants will likely eliminate native plants growing in the wild despite recent reports to … Continue reading

January 6, 2013
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In Financial Ecosystems, Big Banks Trample Economic Habitats and Spread Fiscal Disease

Like the impact of an elephant herd grazing on grassland, multinational banks shape the financial environment to an extent that far outweighs their small number. And like a contagious person on a transnational flight, when these giant, interconnected banks succumb … Continue reading

October 28, 2012
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University of Toronto Study Demonstrates Impact of Adversity on Early Life Development

Study part of growing body of knowledge surrounding gene-environment interplay TORONTO, ON – It is time to put the nature versus nurture debate to rest and embrace growing evidence that it is the interaction between biology and environment in early … Continue reading

September 18, 2012
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Out of This World

UD professor reports smart fluids research in scientific journal Imagine a computer chip that can assemble itself. According to Eric M. Furst, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Delaware, engineers and scientists are closer to making … Continue reading