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

Temperature, solar radiation, wind: Three parameters to predict a vehicle’s cabin air temperature [Link 1]
Reintroduced Przewalski’s horses have a different diet than before their extinction in the wild [Link 2]
Not so pretty after all: a new pestivirus that attacks the nervous system of Austrian pigs [Link 3]
Most Modern Horses Are Descendants of Recently Imported Oriental Stallions [Link 4]
Regional “hot spot” of Borna disease discovered in Upper Austria [Link 5]
Gene transfer as a treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Viral vectors travel longer distances than previously thought [Link 6]
Sensitivity to inequity is in wolves’ and dogs’ blood [Link 7]
Don't move: To ensure constant food supply edible dormice rather give up their favourite food [Link 8]
Cockatoos keep their tools safe [Link 9]
Shearing of alpacas is necessary, but also stressful [Link 10]
You spy with your little eye – dogs can adopt the perspective of humans [Link 11]
Raccoon dog represents a more acute risk than raccoon as vector for transmission of local parasites [Link 12]
For This New Zealand Parrot, “Laughter” Is Contagious [Link 13]
Stressed seabird parents think only of themselves [Link 14]
Male poison frogs become cannibals after taking over territories [Link 15]
Metabolism drives growth and division of cancer cells [Link 16]
Departure of migratory birds from stopover sites is hormone-controlled [Link 17]
Salicylic acid, a widespread ingredient in pain relief medications, promotes nasal mucosa colonization by Staphylococcus aureus [Link 18]
“Here’s a treat for you!” – Dogs share food with other dogs even in complex situations [Link 19]
“Bring it back”, but within bounds – retrieval strains the forelimbs of dogs [Link 20]
Austrian “Shaking piglets” infected with epidemic pestivirus [Link 21]
Positive effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition [Link 22]


Mag. (FH) Felizitas Theimer
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Mag. Doris Sallaberger (on maternity leave)


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Susanna Berger (maternity leave)


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