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Like Pavlov's dog, this thermoplastic is learning a new trick: Walking  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
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
Dogs found able to perceive slight changes in human spoken words  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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
Like Pavlov's dog, this thermoplastic is learning a new trick: walking  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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 promote page turning for young readers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 7 days
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 2 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 · 2 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
Dog and sheep bones help injured pigeons fly again  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 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 technology may prevent hearing loss in military working dogs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 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 · 2 weeks
A team of researchers says that it has found a more accurate way to calculate dogs' real age and to show how... more
Innovative hearing protection may protect military working dogs  PHYS.ORG · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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
Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. more
Medical News Today: What happens if a dog bite gets infected?  MNT · 3 weeks
If a dog bite pierces the skin, bacteria from the dog’s mouth can get into the body, which can cause an infection. This article looks at... more
Electronic nose to 'sniff' dogs for deadly tropical disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Fewer dogs in Brazil may be euthanized unnecessarily after researchers showed that a new test is 95 percent accurate in identifying the deadly disease Leishmaniasis. more
Bats don't rely on gut bacteria the way humans do  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Right now, there are trillions of bacteria living in your gut, making up about one percent of your body weight. They're supposed to be there—we need them to... more
University of Missouri loses suit over records of dogs and cats used in research  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A Boone County, Mo., judge has ruled that University of Missouri violated the state's open records law by placing an... more
Humans' ability to read dog facial expressions is learned, not innate  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, a team of researchers from Germany and the United Kingdom assessed how experience with dogs affects humans' ability... more
Humans' ability to read dogs' facial expressions is learned, not innate  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers assessed how experience with dogs affects humans' ability to recognize dog emotions. Participants who grew up in a cultural context with a dog-friendly attitude were... more
Sit, heal: Dog teaches military med students the merits of service animals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The newest faculty member at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences has a great smile — and a wagging tail. more
Punishment could make your dog more pessimistic  MNT · 4 weeks
How does punishing your dog affect its psychological welfare? New research compares various training methods in search of an answer. more
Medical News Today: Punishment could make your dog more pessimistic  MNT · 4 weeks
How does punishing your dog affect its psychological welfare? New research compares various training methods in search of an answer. more
Dog Ownership Has Positive Effect on Mental Health  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A study led by the University of Western Australia has found a positive correlation between mental health benefits and dog... more
AI could help diagnose dogs suffering from chronic pain and Chiari-like malformation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new artificial intelligence (AI) technique could eventually help veterinarians quickly identify Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS) dogs with a chronic disease that causes... more
New AI could help diagnose dogs suffering from chronic pain  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
CKCS are predisposed to CM—a disease which causes deformity of the skull, the neck (cranial cervical vertebrae) and, in some extreme cases, lead to spinal cord damage called... more
New findings on gut microbiome's interactions with GI diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A study offers new insight on how the gut bacteria of dogs interact with a healthy vs. unhealthy GI tract, which could contribute to the development of new therapies for... more
[Research Articles] Reproducing human and cross-species drug toxicities using a Liver-Chip  Science Magazine · 1 month
Nonclinical rodent and nonrodent toxicity models used to support clinical trials of candidate drugs may produce discordant results or fail to predict complications in humans, contributing... more
New findings on gut microbiome's interactions with GI diseases  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
A study from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) offers new insight on how the gut bacteria of dogs interact with a healthy vs. unhealthy... more
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