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Lipizzaner, Foto © Spanische Hofreitschule/ Lipizzanergestüt Piber  10

The origins and historical makeup of modern horses  10

The domestication of the horse came rather late in the course of human history, some 5,500 years ago. This is long after dogs, cattle and pigs....

(Web-Redaktion on 05/03/2019)

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Für das sogenannte Fallenmodell wurde die Fruchtfliege (Drosophila melanogaster) verwendet. Foto © Markus Riedl  11

Deleterious DNA often falls into a trap  11

The uncontrolled proliferation of transposable elements (TEs), short sequences of “parasitic” DNA, could lead to the extinction of numerous animal...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/29/2019)

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Europäischer Feldhase (Lepus europaeus) Foto ©Tatiana AdobeStock  12

What gives hares a stomach ache  12

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are being described with increasing frequency in the European brown hare. These are often due to changes in the...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/25/2019)

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