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Rapid sex-specific adaptation to high temperature in Drosophila  10

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  11

Blackhead disease: a dangerous parasite-bacteria alliance  11

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  12

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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The handicap principle: from erroneous hypothesis to scientific standard  13

In a recently published review, Dustin Penn of the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology at Vetmeduni Vienna reveals a widely accepted hypothesis to be...

(Web-Redaktion on 11/25/2019)

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Allergy sufferers are more susceptible to stress and tend to suppress emotions  14

Do allergic and non-allergic individuals differ in their response to acute stress and in how they handle emotions? A research team led by Lisa-Maria...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/31/2019)

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