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Seasonal Effects: „Winter foals “ are smaller than foals born in summer

Season determines behaviour, metabolism and reproductive activity in many animal species, including horses. Even in domesticated horse breeds...

(Web-Redaktion on 08/02/2017)

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Oestrogen regulates pathological changes of bones via bone lining cells

The female sex hormone oestrogen plays an important role in the structural stability of bones. To date, however, it had been unclear exactly which...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/28/2017)

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Temperature, solar radiation, wind: Three parameters to predict a vehicle’s cabin air temperature

Parked vehicles can quickly become a life-threatening environment for unattended children or dogs during the summer months. Dangerous cabin...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/21/2017)

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Reintroduced Przewalski’s horses have a different diet than before their extinction in the wild

The preferred fodder of horses is grass. This is true for domestic horses as well as for wild horses in the Gobi Desert. A team of researchers from...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/20/2017)

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Not so pretty after all: a new pestivirus that attacks the nervous system of Austrian pigs

Some newly born piglets shiver even when they are kept warm. So-called “shaking piglets” have symptoms that resemble those of the classical swine...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/04/2017)

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