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STAT5 transcription factors activate brown adipose tissue thermogenesis as a way to counteract obesity  10

It sounds like an alternate version of Star Wars in which the dark side wins: brown fat defeats white fat. Specifically, the activation of brown...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/08/2020)

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P. plecoglossicidia Biofilm (grüne Färbung durch Syto®9 - lebende Bakterien, rote Färbung durch Propidiumiodid - tote Bakterien), Foto © Eva M. Wagner/Vetmeduni Vienna  11

Biofilms - an invisible threat to food safety  11

Biofilms are potential sources of contamination in the food industry. A recent study by the FFoQSI Competence Center at the Vetmeduni Vienna...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/06/2020)

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Bulle (Weißblauer Belgier), Foto © P. Van den Bossche  12

Adaptive architecture: a new concept for understanding adaptation processes  12

Most animal and plant traits are polygenic, meaning they are encoded by more than one gene, as genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have shown. A...

(Web-Redaktion on 07/02/2020)

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Siebenschläfer (Glis glis), Foto © Claudia Bieber/Vetmeduni Vienna  13

Lone rangers – why dormice are not as cuddly as they look  13

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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Tigermücke (Aedes albopictus), Foto © J.Gathany/CDC  14

Dangerous new mosquitoes become native to Tyrol  14

Around 50 mosquito species are known in Austria – and new potentially invasive species are being added, as a newly presented study by Vetmeduni Vienna...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/29/2020)

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