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Why are giant pandas born so tiny?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Born pink, blind, and helpless, giant pandas typically weigh about 100 grams at birth -- the equivalent of a stick of butter. Their mothers are 900 times more massive than that. That raises a... more
Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital receives new grant to support "Paws & Play" program  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital announced today that PetSmart Charities has offered a gift of $75,000 to extend the tenure... more
How sharp is that sniffer? Newly patented Army invention trains, tests working dogs  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A U.S. Army researcher has scored a patent for inventing a new tool for training dogs to detect chemical compounds. more
Germany on alert as swine fever nears border  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Sniffer dogs, drones and electrified fences: Germany is deploying a full array of defences to stop boars from bringing swine fever into the country and avert a disaster for its thriving pork... more
Puppy Licks to a Woman's Feet May Have Caused Serious Skin Infection  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Dogs can bring a person happiness, love, laughter ... and sometimes strange infections. more
Revered by Aztecs, Mexican hairless dog in style again in hipster era  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
At a stately museum in Mexico City, priceless paintings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera share pride of place with an unruly pack of... more
Dogs Understand Spoken Words Better than We Thought  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Dogs are able to listen to different people saying the same word and recognize it as the same word, ignoring... more
Like Pavlov's dog, this thermoplastic is learning a new trick: Walking  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers are 'training' pieces of plastic to walk under the command of light. The method developed is the first time a synthetic actuator 'learns' to do... more
Like Pavlov's dog, this thermoplastic is learning a new trick: walking  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers in Finland are "training" pieces of plastic to walk under the command of light. The method developed, published December 4 in the journal Matter, is... more
Dogs found able to perceive slight changes in human spoken words  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers with the University of Sussex, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and the University of Lyon, has found that dogs are able... more
Dogs promote page turning for young readers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Reading in the presence of a pooch may be the page-turning motivation young children need, suggests a researcher. A new study examines the behavior of 17 children from Grades 1 to 3 while reading... more
Study demonstrates dogs promote page turning  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Reading in the presence of a pooch may be the page-turning motivation young children need, suggests a UBC researcher. more
Medical News Today: Fixing bird wings with sheep bones  MNT · 2 weeks
The current method of fixing broken bird bones is not ideal. A recent study investigates whether pins made of dog or sheep bone might be more effective. more
Are 'dog years' for real? An explanation of calculating canine age  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If your dog has been alive and kicking its paws about for a decade, the widely held belief is that it has aged as much as... more
Unique sled dogs helped the inuit thrive in the North American Arctic  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The legacy of these Inuit dogs survives today in Arctic sled dogs, making them one of the last remaining descendant populations of indigenous, pre-European... more
Antimicro­bi­als are now more ef­fect­ive against can­ine bac­teria in Finland thanks to antibiotic regulation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from dogs is decreasing, according to the latest FINRES-Vet report. One likely reason is the diminished... more
Unique sledge dogs helped the Inuit thrive in the North American Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A unique group of dogs helped the Inuit conquer the tough terrain of the North American Arctic, major new analysis of the remains of... more
Sniffing out cancer in canines—and humans, too  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Matthew Breen, a professor of genomics at NC State, says his 25-year career has roots in childhood heartbreak. more
Back on all fours—Ronda the dog's pioneering prosthetic surgery  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Ronda seemed doomed. The six-year-old French mastiff had developed a tumour on her paw that required amputation and the fitting of a prosthetic leg—a rare and complex operation. more
Innovative technology may prevent hearing loss in military working dogs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Military working dogs played a vital role in the recent raid and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; however, temporary and permanent hearing loss due to high-decibel... more
Medical News Today: New research finds better way of calculating dogs' real ages  MNT · 4 weeks
A team of researchers says that it has found a more accurate way to calculate dogs' real age and to show how... more
Dog and sheep bones help injured pigeons fly again  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Sheep and dog bones can be whittled into orthopedic pins that stabilize pigeons' fractured wings, helping the fractures to heal properly without follow-up surgery. Researchers describe the treatment, which is... more
Innovative hearing protection may protect military working dogs  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Military working dogs played a vital role in the recent raid and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; however, temporary and permanent hearing loss due to high-decibel noise in training, transport... more
Dog and sheep bones help injured pigeons fly again  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Sheep and dog bones can be whittled into orthopedic pins that stabilize pigeons' fractured wings, helping the fractures to heal properly without follow-up surgery. Researchers describe the treatment, which is... more
‘Dog Years’ Are a Total Myth. Here’s How Old Fido Really Is.  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
When your dog's big, pleading eyes look up at you, is it with old-age wisdom or teenage naiveté? more
Blowtorch jets from a black hole drive starbirth  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Supermassive black holes, weighing millions or even billions of times our Sun's mass, are still only a tiny fraction of the mass of the galaxies they inhabit. But in some cases, the... more
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