scilog - Project of the week
How Much Twitching is Normal During Sleep?
With the support of the FWF, a group of researchers from Innsbruck examined 100 test subjects in a sleep laboratory and achieved widespread recognition for their collection of standard values for healthy sleep. While even healthy individuals move about more than expected while sleeping, muscle twitching during dreams can be a harbinger of neurodegenerative diseases.
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In 2017 projects with a total volume of
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people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2017)
In 2017 the FWF received
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„Copyrights and Creativity“In recent years, there...
The FWF’s 2016 Annual Report wins international ARC Awards in three categories
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Science without publication paywalls: ‘cOAlition S’ for the realisation of full and immediate Open Access
RTI summit in spring 2019: RTI Strategy 2030, excellence initiative, Research Funding Act, consolidation of research councils, research funding database