Press Releases of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

The current press releases of the Vetmeduni Vienna report latest developments and events from the areas of science and research, teaching and the animal hospital of the Vetmeduni Vienna.


Press Releases 2017

Party discipline for jumping genes [Link 1]
Foster tadpoles trigger parental instinct in poison frogs [Link 2]
Wolves understand cause and effect better than dogs [Link 3]
A-MUD: a method for automatically detecting mouse song [Link 4]
An island getaway: Why some Listeria strains survive good food hygiene standards [Link 5]
Comparing food allergies: Animals and humans may have more in common than you think [Link 6]
Drug resistance in an intestinal parasite of piglets is experimentally confirmed for the first time [Link 7]
Seasonal Effects: „Winter foals “ are smaller than foals born in summer [Link 8]
Oestrogen regulates pathological changes of bones via bone lining cells [Link 9]
Temperature, solar radiation, wind: Three parameters to predict a vehicle’s cabin air temperature [Link 10]
Reintroduced Przewalski’s horses have a different diet than before their extinction in the wild [Link 11]
Not so pretty after all: a new pestivirus that attacks the nervous system of Austrian pigs [Link 12]
Most Modern Horses Are Descendants of Recently Imported Oriental Stallions [Link 13]
Regional “hot spot” of Borna disease discovered in Upper Austria [Link 14]
Gene transfer as a treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Viral vectors travel longer distances than previously thought [Link 15]
Sensitivity to inequity is in wolves’ and dogs’ blood [Link 16]
Don't move: To ensure constant food supply edible dormice rather give up their favourite food [Link 17]
Cockatoos keep their tools safe [Link 18]
Shearing of alpacas is necessary, but also stressful [Link 19]
You spy with your little eye – dogs can adopt the perspective of humans [Link 20]
Raccoon dog represents a more acute risk than raccoon as vector for transmission of local parasites [Link 21]
For This New Zealand Parrot, “Laughter” Is Contagious [Link 22]
Stressed seabird parents think only of themselves [Link 23]
Male poison frogs become cannibals after taking over territories [Link 24]
Metabolism drives growth and division of cancer cells [Link 25]
Departure of migratory birds from stopover sites is hormone-controlled [Link 26]
Salicylic acid, a widespread ingredient in pain relief medications, promotes nasal mucosa colonization by Staphylococcus aureus [Link 27]
“Here’s a treat for you!” – Dogs share food with other dogs even in complex situations [Link 28]
“Bring it back”, but within bounds – retrieval strains the forelimbs of dogs [Link 29]
Austrian “Shaking piglets” infected with epidemic pestivirus [Link 30]
Positive effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition [Link 31]


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