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Study shows how dogs can benefit from scented toys  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The welfare of dogs in kennels and rehoming centres may be improved if they're able to play with scented toys, according to new research by a team that included Hartpury... more
Watch 2 robots work together to make a hot dog (w/video)  nanowerk · 5 days
An advance in machine learning allows two robots, named Jaco and Baxter, to make a hot dog. more
What makes dogs so special? Science says love  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The idea that animals can experience love was once anathema to the psychologists who studied them, seen as a case of putting sentimentality before scientific rigor. more
Dog domestication during ice age  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Analysis of Paleolithic-era teeth from a 28,500-year-old fossil site in the Czech Republic provides supporting evidence for two groups of canids -- one dog-like and the other wolf-like - with differing diets, which is consistent with the early... more
How genetic testing is helping scientists save animals from disease and illegal hunting  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
DNA testing kits for humans and their pets are a growing business. The draw for consumers ranges from understanding why their dog... more
New study results consistent with dog domestication during Ice Age  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Analysis of Paleolithic-era teeth from a 28,500-year-old fossil site in the Czech Republic provides supporting evidence for two groups of canids—one dog-like and the other wolf-like—with differing diets,... more
Finding a cure for canine gliomas may help find treatment for human brain cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cancer research using experimental models--everything from cancer cells in a dish to patient tumors transplanted in mice--has been extremely useful... more
Finding a cure for dog's brain cancer may help us find a cure for ourselves  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For cancers such as glioma, preclinical research models have failed to provide sufficient insight for medical progress. A... more
Live Science podcast "Life's Little Mysteries" 4: Mysterious dogs  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
In today's episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at some of the mysteries surrounding one of our closest animal companions: dogs. more
Sharp rise in canine fertility clinics but not always staffed with vets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
There has been a sharp rise in the number of specialist canine fertility clinics, according to an investigation published in this week's issue of... more
Neurons critical for learning and forming memories found to be synchronized  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The phrase "Pavlov's dogs" has long evoked images of bells, food and salivating dogs. Even though this tried-and-true model of repetitive patterns mimics a variety of... more
Rejuvenate Bio secures license to commercialize gene therapy for treating age-related diseases in dogs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Rejuvenate Bio has secured a license to commercialize a gene therapy technology developed at the Wyss Institute to treat multiple... more
8 things we do that really confuse our dogs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dog behaviour is extraordinarily flexible—this is why we can keep them in our homes and take them to cafes with us at the weekend. more
Rejuvenate Bio launches to help dogs live longer, healthier lives  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that Rejuvenate Bio has secured an exclusive worldwide license from the Harvard Office of Technology Development... more
Fecal excretion of PFAS by pets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are used in a wide range of consumer products, from pizza boxes to carpets to non-stick cookware. Therefore, it's not surprising that these water- and stain-repelling substances are ubiquitous in the... more
Trained dogs are the most efficient way to hunt citrus industry's biggest threat  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dogs specially trained by Agriculture Research Service (ARS) scientists have proven to be the most efficient way to detect huanglongbing—also known as... more
Identifying factors associated with reports of accidental opioid poisoning in dogs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Dogs that are smaller, younger, non-neutered, or live in US counties with high opioid prescription rates are at higher risk of being the subjects of phone... more
Identifying factors associated with reports of accidental opioid poisoning in dogs  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Dogs that are smaller, younger, non-neutered, or live in U.S. counties with high opioid prescription rates are at higher risk of being the subjects of phone... more
Squid brains approach that of dogs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
We are closer to understanding the incredible ability of squid to instantly camouflage themselves. Researchers have completed the first MRI-based mapping of the squid brain in 50 years to develop an atlas of neural connections. more
Compulsory cat microchipping is great in theory, but the system is flawed  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When dog microchipping became a legal requirement in England and Wales in April 2016, calls to extend the law to other pets were rejected.... more
Squid brains approach those of dogs  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
We are closer to understanding the incredible ability of squid to instantly camouflage themselves thanks to research from The University of Queensland. more
Do robots and snails deserve human rights?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In 1999, Sony launched Aibo, a line of robotic dogs designed to provide companionship to Japanese families. It could follow its owner around the house, wag its tail and respond to commands—all without the... more
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