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Dogs Understand Our Words After all

Friday, December 19, 2014

Many of you dog lovers may suspect your dog is much smarter than the world gives him credit for, but now there are scientific studies to prove it! It's fairly common knowledge that our pets can interpret our moods through the tone of our voice when we speak to them, but never before have scientists tested and proven that dogs understand our words too.  READ MORE




40 Percent of Pet Foods Labeled Incorrectly

Thursday, November 13, 2014

With the Pet food industry booming, Americans are expected to spend " more than $22 billion" on pet food this year. But before you buy your preferred brand, can you be 100 percent sure that the ingredients on the label are correct?  READ MORE




A Walking Fish Gives Us Clues about Evolution

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Nearly 400 million years ago, a huge shift in the history of life occurred. Creatures crawled out of the sea and transitioned to living on land. Those creatures most likely are our very distant ancestors, according to Charles Darwin's Evolutionary Theory. Now scientists are beginning to collect clues about what that transition might have looked like and how it occurred, thanks to a very unique African fish, the Polypterus senegalus (also known as Bichirs). This particular fish can not only breathe air outside of water through a pair of lungs, but uses its pectoral fins to walk!   READ MORE




Experiment Finds Signs of Regret in Rats

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

There are traditionally very few ways in which we resemble a rat, but the fact that rats experience regret, an emotion previously thought to be human, has suddenly made us much more comparable.

A study was recently conducted that gave rats various activities to carry out, including waiting patiently, in order to get a fruit flavored treat. Each of the rats appeared to have a favorite flavor, and when they were too hasty and left before they got that particular treat, scientists were able to identify signs of regret in both their brain functioning, and in their behavior. But even more interesting, is that after their missed opportunity, the rats learned from their regret, and waited even longer than necessary to get their treat the next time around.  READ MORE






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