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Everything has its price, including hibernation  10

Many mammals survive the cold winter months by lowering body temperature and metabolic rate during hibernation. The lower their body temperature, the...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/11/2019)

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The impact of supplemental winter feeding on the rumen microbiota of roe deer  11

A study conducted by the Vetmeduni Vienna shows that supplemental winter feeding of roe deer causes significant changes in the ruminal microbiota...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/30/2019)

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Sexual experience of no benefit to male house mice  12

Sexual experience is widely thought to provide important advantages when competing for mates, but surprisingly no benefits could be found from...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/09/2019)

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Multidrug-resistant bacteria: urban brown rats as possible source  13

Rats and the plague – that was a constant and deadly threat hanging over Europe for centuries. But the danger posed by rats to humans is not banished,...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/05/2019)

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Sleeping unsafely tucked in to conserve energy in nocturnal migratory songbirds  14

Sleeping with the head tucked in the back feathers is a common behavior exhibited by most species of birds. In a recent study, scientist from the...

(Web-Redaktion on 08/19/2019)

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