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Dog, Cats, and Humans: Shared Emotions Act As Social Glue
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, pets, humans, emotions, study, bonding )

- 29 days ago -
Emotions are gifts of our ancestors and serve as social glue in different cultures
Secrets of Cats Psyche Revealed Through Personality Test, Albury Study
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, personality traits )

- 34 days ago -
South Australian professor Philip Roetman is currently preparing to send about 46 GPS devices to cats (or owners) who registered for his Australia-wide cat tracking study.
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? The Answer May Be in 2 Genes
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, friendly, genes, william beuren syndrome, humans, study, animals, humans, society )

- 241 days ago -
The two genes, GTF2I and GTF2IRD1, are also associated with Williams-Beuren syndrome in humans, said Bridgett M. vonHoldt, an evolutionary biologist at Princeton University and an author of the study.
Study Finally Confirms That Dogs Are Simply Better Company Than People
Offbeat  (tags: study, dogs, pets, animals, interesting, culture, humans )

- 535 days ago -
Finally. Actual empirical data to prove what IâEUR(TM)ve been perpetuating my entire life: dogs are better than people. According to hundreds of pet owners nationwide, choosing between your dog and your in-law is a no brainer.
Cats May Understand Cause And Effect, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

- 627 days ago -
Science is getting closer to proving that yes, your cats are probably smarter than you. According to a study from researchers in Japan, cats seem to understand physics and cause and effect.
Japanese Scientists Name Atomic Element 113 'Nihonium'
Offbeat  (tags: study, scientists, atoms, name, 113 )

- 651 days ago -
Japanese scientists who discovered the atomic element 113 named it "nihonium" Wednesday evening.
Vitamin D 'Heals Damaged Hearts'
Offbeat  (tags: Damage Heart, Vitamin D, Health, Study )

- 712 days ago -
Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests.
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

- 794 days ago -
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
Who Are the Most Annoying Passengers on the Plane?
Offbeat  (tags: study, travel, expedia, humans, off-beat, news )

- 845 days ago -
If youâEUR(TM)ve ever been on a plane, you know it often feels like etiquette and manners rarely make the flight. One survey found that some habits are a bit more annoying than others.
Are Paedophiles' Brains Wired Differently?
Offbeat  (tags: paedophiles, brains, study )

- 846 days ago -
There has been immense concern in recent years over the scale of child sexual abuse. But even after years of study and investigation there's still disagreement over what causes paedophiles to be the way they are, writes Richard Sanders.
How Equal Are You?
Offbeat  (tags: gender equality., study )

- 854 days ago -
Type your country into the search box to find out how it ranks for gender equality. The figures are based on the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s annual Global Gender Gap report,
No, A Study Did NOT Find That Your Cat Wants To Kill You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

- 867 days ago -
Read the research before you believe the headlines.
Shark Culling Could Indirectly Accelerate Climate Change, Study Warns
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, climate, culling, study, change )

- 905 days ago -
The findings come as shark experts meet at a summit at Taronga zoo in Sydney to discuss emerging technologies that can deter the marine predators.
Brain Cells 'Burn Out' in Parkinson's Disease
Offbeat  (tags: Parkinson's disease, Brain cells, Health, study )

- 934 days ago -
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
Schools in Uganda Are Getting Bulldozed So Foreign Developers Can Build Stores
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, humans, protection, world, children, corruption, education, humans, news, sadness, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, corruption, world, society, prevention, protection, risks, society, stu )

- 944 days ago -
With dozens of campuses destroyed, the government has launched an investigation into shady-seeming land grabs by real estate investors.

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