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JKU Research: Current SARS-CoV-2 Variants Attach Faster, Longer, and Stronger

Delta and Omicron, the current SARS-CoV-2 variants, have spike-like projections that attach themselves to human cells faster, longer, and stronger.

The Christian Doppler Laboratory VaSiCS team (from l to r): Rick Rabiser, Antonio Manuel Gutierrez Fernandez, Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Markus Unterdechler, Shubham Sharma, Philipp Bauer, Lisa Sonnleithner, Elene Kutsia, Ursula Schwarzgruber, Alois Zoitl; photo credit: Kneidinger-Photography

Successful Two-Year Evaluation of the Christian Doppler Lab VaSiCS

Located at the LIT Cyber-Physical Systems Lab, the laboratory successfully passed its two-year evaluation.

MycelioTronics in electronics.

"MycelioTronics" – Fungal Mycelium Skin for Electronics

JKU researchers recently began using glossy paint fungus skin (Ganoderma lucidum) as a substrate for electronic components.

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A Banana Protein-Derived Treatment Proves Effective Against SARS-CoV2

The antiviral is also effective against all known coronaviruses and influenza.

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Stepping Up Support Services for the Unemployed Shortens Unemployment

A JKU study has shown that spending more time with AMS advisors results in finding a job faster.

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Defective Material Forms Spin Structures: JKU Physicists Explain a Surprising Experiment

What is more important when it comes to research: theory or conducting experiments? In an ideal world, both, as demonstrated by a collaboration effort…