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oben l: Gesunde T-Zelle mit normal funktionierendem STAT5B; oben r: T-Zelle mit mutiertem STAT5B; unten l: Struktur des "normalen" STAT5B; unten r: Struktur des mutierten STAT5B mit neuen Anti-Krebsmedikament (türkis); © Heidi Neubauer/Vetmeduni Vienna  10

New ways to understand cancer: How a normal cell turns into a cancer cell  10

Every 35 seconds, a new patient is diagnosed with blood cancer. Although over the past 50 years treatments have improved and survival rates have...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/21/2019)

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Wildesel in der Wüste Gobi, Foto © P. Kaczensky  11

New insights: the Gobi Desert through the eyes of a khulan  11

For the effective conservation of endangered species, it is important to know as much as possible about their habitat requirements and life history....

(Web-Redaktion on 06/19/2019)

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Important evolutionary step discovered: body heat without shivering  12

Endothermy, the ability to regulate body temperature independent of ambient temperature, was an important step in the evolution of many mammals and...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/17/2019)

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Special magnetic resonance imaging technique shows what frogs hear  13

A recent international study by Vetmeduni Vienna shows that manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MEMRI) offers a powerful approach to...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/29/2019)

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Welchen Einfluss das Körperfett auf den Winterschlaf hat, untersuchte ein internationales Forschungsteam unter der Leitung der Vetmeduni Vienna erstmals anhand von freilebenden Braunbären. Foto © Jon M. Arnemo  14

Brown bears: Fat stores for a good winter’s sleep  14

Some people would love to rest (stay inactive) straight through the winter – something that hibernators can do every year. The role of body lipid...

(Web-Redaktion on 05/16/2019)

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