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Blaumeisen © Andreas Nord/Lund University  10

Animals are insufficiently prepared for extreme temperatures  10

What are the long-term consequences of temperature when birds and mammals develop? This question is of great importance for both humans and animals in...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/25/2020)

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Allobates femoralis Männchen rufen lautstark, um den Besitz ihres Territoriums anzuzeigen. Foto © Elena Haeler  11

Territory defence in poison frogs: experience pays off  11

Experience makes the difference. That’s the main finding of a recently published study led by a research team from the Vetmeduni Vienna on the...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/13/2020)

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Novel therapy against aggressive, poor-prognosis blood cancer  12

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive blood cancer that affects people of all ages. In cases with a particularly poor prognosis, AML is...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/06/2020)

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© Thomas Schilling  13

Sexual conflicts in ducks – an evolutionary arms race  13

Until now, the going assumption for ducks (Anatidae) was "large penis, forced copulation, large eggs". A current study led by the Konrad Lorenz...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/27/2020)

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Hausmaus (Mus musculus musculus), Foto © Bettina Wernisch/Vetmeduni Vienna  14

Mice sing with long and complex calls when they are genetically unrelated to each other and reproduce faster  14

Mice often vocalize in the ultrasonic range when exposed to a conspecific or their odor, and these vocalizations are often assumed to attract mating...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/20/2020)

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