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Shortening the Path to Diagnosis
An interdisciplinary research group in Graz looked for biomarkers that could already provide indications during the first year of life of developmental disorders such as fragile X syndrome, which are still detected (too) late. The researchers analysed early-childhood vocalisation and movement patterns of children with a definite diagnosis.
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The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and 15 Austrian research institutions have entered into a fully transparent Gold Open Access agreement with the publisher MDPI.
Chemist Nuno Maulide best example for the compatibility of scientific excellence and lucid science communication.
The newly designed application guidelines for all funding programmes without deadlines are now available on the FWF website and are valid from 1 January 2019. The revised application forms will be installed in the electronic submission portal at the beginning of January 2019.
FWF President Tockner sees clearly marked path ahead: More competition, innovative research collaboration and attracting creative talent are key to promoting top-level research
As of 1 December 2018, the set period for...