Press Releases 2015

Lifestyle switching – Bacillus cereus is able to resist certain antibiotic therapies [Link 1]
Stroking helps calves develop a better relationship with humans and increases weight gain [Link 2]
Gene controls stress hormone production in macaques [Link 3]
Dogs give friends food – Familiarity promotes prosocial behaviour [Link 4]
Red deer make more out of less food during winter [Link 5]
Scientists investigated molecular processes for targeted dog cancer therapy [Link 6]
Hibernating primate [Link 7]
New and presumably tick-borne bacterium discovered in an Austrian fox [Link 8]
Cheesy products – Some online-purchased cheeses are of low quality [Link 9]
Reptile pets: Food insects shuttle allergens into homes [Link 10]
Physical condition of shelter cats an indicator of housing conditions [Link 11]
Maternal influences – The contribution of mare genetics to gestation length and foal sex [Link 12]
Mating success for the European Mink – Scientists optimize breeding management [Link 13]
Down but not out – Inhibited Tyk2 retains anti-cancer activity [Link 14]
Lazing away the summer - Some dormice start their hibernation early [Link 15]
Nightly human-fox encounters – Foxes sighted mainly in West Vienna [Link 16]
Archaeozoologists open “BoneLab Ephesos” in Turkey [Link 17]
Northern bald ibises fit for their journey to Tuscany [Link 18]
Wild boars are gaining ground – climate change boosts population growth [Link 19]
Riding a horse is far more complex than riding simulators [Link 20]
Fateful instinct – Open windows can be dangerous for cats [Link 21]
“Cancer Driver Gene” reduces metastasis in prostate cancer [Link 22]
Diarrhoea in cats – Intestinal parasites are common cause [Link 23]
The rhythm cells must go by – Daily changes in human cells [Link 24]
First incidence of koi sleepy disease/carp edema virus in Austria [Link 25]
Ceremonial Act and Jubilee Ball of the Vetmeduni Vienna [Link 26]
What are you looking at? – Dogs are able to follow human gaze [Link 27]
An evolutionary heads-up – The brain size advantage [Link 28]
Phages transducing antibiotic resistance detected in chicken meat [Link 29]
DNA with self-interest - Transposable element conquers new strain of fly [Link 30]
The hairy past - Tail hair as an indicator of behaviour and ecology in horses [Link 31]
New combination therapy effective even for larger prostate cancers [Link 32]
Early separation of cow and calf has long-term effects on social behaviour [Link 33]
Myth of tolerant dogs and aggressive wolves refuted [Link 34]
Stomach ulcers in cattle – Bacteria play only a minor role [Link 35]
Common enzyme in cosmetics acts as skin allergen [Link 36]
Complete camel skeleton unearthed in Austria [Link 37]
Female mice do not avoid mating with unhealthy males [Link 38]
Listeria screening in public lavatories in Vienna [Link 39]
Living in the genetic comfort zone: how to avoid the influence of genetic variation [Link 40]
Bacterial Memories – Host influences bacterial metabolism [Link 41]
Here's looking at you - Dogs can discriminate emotions in human faces [Link 42]
Avian malaria also affects wild birds in Austria [Link 43]
Keeping the Kraken asleep: inhibiting CDK6 prevents leukemic relapse [Link 44]
Sisters act together - Cichlid sisters swim together in order to reach the goal [Link 45]
Dog-human cooperation is based on social skills of wolves [Link 46]