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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  10

Biofilms - an invisible threat to food safety  10

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  11

Adaptive architecture: a new concept for understanding adaptation processes  11

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  12

Lone rangers – why dormice are not as cuddly as they look  12

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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Dromedare in Indien, Foto © Pamela Burger  13

The genome of domesticated animals: what makes camels so special  13

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  14

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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