News tagged with veterinary

In search of lost genes

It is well known that genes are passed from one generation to the next. In addition, new genes arise regularly, although the number of genes in a particular organism does not seem to increase. The paradox ...

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Does your dog love you?

University of Adelaide researchers are studying the interactions between puppies and their mothers as a first step in being able to analyse the relationship between dog and owner.

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Teaching young wolves new tricks

Although wolves and dogs are closely related, they show some striking differences. Scientists from the Messerli Research Institute at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have undertaken experiments ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Salmon fry have less sensitive intestines than smolt

A PhD research project at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has provided essential knowledge about the mechanisms leading to feed-induced enteritis in salmon and also insight into the salmon's intestinal ...

dateDec 02, 2013 in Ecology
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Researchers cultivate new medicinal chamomile

Plants can reproduce in a multitude of different ways, unlike humans and animals. Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna have been working on developing new varieties of chamomile that ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Bird buffet requires surveillance

The behaviour of semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) feeding during low tide in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, surprised Guy Beauchamp, an ornithologist and research officer at the University of Mon ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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