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Most Modern Horses Are Descendants of Recently Imported Oriental Stallions

Researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna who have analyzed the Y chromosomes of more than 50 horses representing 21 breeds have found that the paternal lines...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/29/2017)

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Regional “hot spot” of Borna disease discovered in Upper Austria

Bornaviruses cause a lethal form of encephalitis, called Borna disease, among horses and sheep. To date there have been only a few reported cases in...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/21/2017)

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Gene transfer as a treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Viral vectors travel longer distances than previously thought

Gene transfer is seen as a hopeful therapy for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients. The approach involves using harmless laboratory-produced viruses...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/16/2017)

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Sensitivity to inequity is in wolves’ and dogs’ blood

Not only dogs but also wolves react to inequity – similar to humans or primates. This has been confirmed in a new study by comparative psychologists...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/08/2017)

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Don't move: To ensure constant food supply edible dormice rather give up their favourite food

Rodents such as the edible dormouse feed preferably on high-energy seeds. They deliver the energy needed for reproduction and help juvenile animals...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/24/2017)

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