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Human nasal mucosa cells that have started the senescence program resulting from a SARS-CoV-2 infection. They are stained with "senescence-associated beta-galactosidase staining", a standard method to detect senescence that produces commonly observed blue staining: Charité/Soyoung Lee

COVID-19: What is Driving the Escalating Hyperinflammation

A study about senescence conducted by Charité, MDC, the JKU Linz and KUK and published in Nature suggests a novel treatment option.

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From left: Oliver Roche-Newton, Christoph Lindinger

Oliver Roche-Newton Receives Venia Legendi/Habilitation Certification

Vice-Rector Christopher Lindinger presented mathematician Oliver Roche-Newton with his venia legendi/habilitation certificate.

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Impressions from the 2021 Ars Electronica Festival

The 2021 Ars Electronica Festival - 15,000 Visitors at the JKU.

The 2021 Ars Electronica - a unique festival showcasing art, technology, and the greater community – took place at the JKU between September 8 and 12.

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ABGB  Commentary by Prof. Riedler

Publication of New Commentary on Contract Law

There are hardly any other legalities that affect our everyday lives the way contract law does. A new commentary about contract law has now been…

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From left: LR Markus Achleitner, Deputy Governor Christine Haberlander, JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas, Vice-Rector Elgin Drda, Governor Thomas Stelzer and KUK Managing Director Franz Harnoncourt

Grand Opening of the JKU MED Campus

Over 300 invited guests from the local government, business community, and academia attended the grand opening ceremony for the new JKU MED Campus.

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From left: State Minister Achleitner, Wolfgang Schöfberger and Krone editor Alexandra Halouska at the awards ceremony.

The Schoefberger Lab Wins State Award for Innovation

Alcohol instead of CO2 - chemist Wolfgang Schoefberger was presented with an award for his novel approach.

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From left: Niedermoser, Haberlander, Zelko, Drda, Lukas

New Department for General Medicine at the JKU Faculty of Medicine

Erika Zelko will serve as the new head of General Medicine at Johannes Kepler University Linz beginning October 1, 2021.

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Impressions from the Grand Opening of the 2021 Ars Electronics Festival

Grand Opening Ceremony for the Circus of Knowledge and the Ars Electronica Festival

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen was present at yesterday’s opening ceremony for the Ars Electronica Festival.

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LIT Project Demystify AI

LIT at the Ars Electronica Festival: Demystify AI

It’s true that AI is all around us but yet, it is actually invisible. What is it doing to us? How is AI depicted? And: What do we actually think about…