MRI Brain scans of canine candidates to assist people with disabilities can help predict which dogs will fail a rigorous service training program, a study by Emory University finds.

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The Hope To Slow Down Aging. I know, the title sounds like bad advertising copy for an expensive face cream or the Introduction to a very scary science fiction movie. Slowing down aging is the quest for anyone over the age of twenty five. Right?

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Is Electronic Nose Technology As Good As That Of Man’s Best Friend ? Dogs have an amazing sense of smell. In fact there nose can detect some substances in as little concentrations as one part per trillion. With a nose that is tens of thousands of times better than ours can we even begin to […]

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Chemistry Behind Snake Venom I don’t about you, but I am not a fan of snakes. I wish them no harm as they are part of natural but they do send an unneeded adrenaline rush through my veins when I come across one in the wild.

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The Science of Evolution For Some Of The Largest Dinosaurs. Sauropod dinosaurs include the largest land animals to have ever lived. Some of the more well-known sauropods include Diplodocus, Apatosaurus and Brontosaurus. They are renowned for their extremely long necks, long tails as well as four thick, pillar-like legs and small heads in relation to […]

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New African Study With Surprising Results. Humans are not so good at forgive and forget. It is true that over time we learn to accept previous adversaries as at least noncombatants it would be a stretch to say that we all fully accept them as friends. New research suggests that ants may be better at […]

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University of Idaho professor Brian Dennis is helping scientists understand a baffling but vitally important puzzle: What is causing the decline of honeybees? Working in collaboration with William Kemp, a U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist and UI alumnus, Dennis has built a mathematical model that lays the blame squarely on the bees themselves.

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Scientists Discover New Life Under The Earth. This next piece of research brings to mind the movie Dune where huge creatures travel through the planets crust like fish in the ocean. Ok, this is not Dune but it is pretty cool.

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Really,¬†Skateboarding Bulldogs? The first skateboards appeared in the late 1940’s to early 50’s as California surfers hunted for a land based way to practice the skills needed for surfing. The sport eventually took off to what it is today with young people all over the world practicing their skateboard skills sometimes to the extreme.

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How Horses React May Surprise You. I have had horses for most of my life, and I have been lucky enough to have had dogs since I was a young child. I have always been of the opinion that there is a very big difference between these two animals as far as their level of […]

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