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Siebenschläfer (Glis glis), Foto © Claudia Bieber/Vetmeduni Vienna  10

Lone rangers – why dormice are not as cuddly as they look  10

Animals may aggregate for various reasons, such as spatial resource distribution, for reasons of sexual selection and mating opportunities, or to...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/01/2020)

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Dromedare in Indien, Foto © Pamela Burger  11

The genome of domesticated animals: what makes camels so special  11

The domestication of camels must have proceeded in a unique way. Like other domesticated animals, Old World camels were bred using selection criteria...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/22/2020)

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The Visible Skeleton 2.0: Improved method for imaging cartilage and bone in vertebrate embryos and fetuses  12

By using a new contrast agent in combination with dual-energy CT, researchers at Vetmeduni Vienna achieve a quantum leap in imaging. Due to the new...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/17/2020)

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Testphase 1/Vortest (Straßenhunde in Marokko), Foto © Giulia Cimarelli  13

Unlike wolves, dogs are crazy about humans  13

Dogs have been called man’s best friend. A recent study by the Domestication Lab at Vetmeduni Vienna now shows the role played by domestication in...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/10/2020)

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Goffinkakadu bearbeitet eine Puzzle-Box, Foto © Berenika Mioduszewska  14

The clever games: avian contestants compete against each other in an Innovation Arena  14

Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna and of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences developed a new approach to compare innovativeness. Who performs better...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/27/2020)

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