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New drug for improving anaesthetic safety in wild animals  10

Medical interventions under anaesthesia are a common necessity not only in humans but also in non-domestic mammals. However, the anaesthetic drug...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/01/2020)

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Khulane an einer Wasserstelle. Foto © P. Kaczensky  11

Hidden treasure of the Gobi: How khulans get water  11

Khulan, a species of wild ass living in the Gobi Desert, travel over extremely long distances to find enough food and meet their water needs. This is...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/06/2020)

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Drosophila (Fruchtfliege) © Wikimedia Commons (Hannah Davis)  12

Rapid sex-specific adaptation to high temperature in Drosophila  12

Although men and women have almost the identical set of genes, they differ in many traits. The same is true for fruit flies. In a recently published...

(Web-Redaktion on 02/26/2020)

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Image of Histomonas meleagridis and Escherichia coli bacteria in a scanning electron microscope.  © Michael Szostak/Vetmeduni Vienna  13

Blackhead disease: a dangerous parasite-bacteria alliance  13

The ban of efficacious drugs against blackhead disease, a dangerous parasitic disease with serious consequences on bird’s health, has led to its...

(Web-Redaktion on 02/05/2020)

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Poop instead of needle prick: New, simpler method to measure hormones  14

Hormone levels are usually measured using blood sampling, as alternative methods must still be established. A research team from Vetmeduni Vienna has...

(Web-Redaktion on 01/30/2020)

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