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Dromedare in Indien, Foto © Pamela Burger  10

The genome of domesticated animals: what makes camels so special  10

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  11

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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Unlike wolves, dogs are crazy about humans  12

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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The clever games: avian contestants compete against each other in an Innovation Arena  13

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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Animals are insufficiently prepared for extreme temperatures  14

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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