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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 )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - nytimes.com
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.
Turkey Just Arrested Avaaz Staff Member Ã-Zlem! Let's Set Her Free.
Society & Culture  (tags: turkey, Avaaz staff membeer, international petition, activists, freedoms, government, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
But if we build a massive international petition and use the media to make Ã-zlem famous, she'll be more trouble than she's worth for a government in political crisis.
P E T I T I O N Cecil the LionâEUR(TM)s Cub Shot By Hunters âEUR" Stop the Continuing SlaughterCecil the LionâEUR(TM)s Cub Shot By Hunters
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, environment, killed, killing, protection, wildlife, humans )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Create an exclusion zone to protect lions in national parks from hunters and punish hunters who kill these protected animals.
Tell Sister City, Hanam, Korea, That We re Opposed to the Torture and Consumption of Dogs
Animals  (tags: dog meat consumption, dog and cat meat trade, slaughter, suffering, killed, killing, humans, investigation, law, crime, cruelty, death, abused, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, cats, dogs, ethics, pets, protection, sadness, society )

Sara
- 21 hours ago - change.org
Mayor Michele Steggell of La Palma: Tell Sister City, Hanam, South Korea, That We re Opposed to the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats.
Tell Friendship City, Goryeong-Gun, Korea, That We re Opposed to Torture/Eating of Dogs
Animals  (tags: dog meat consumption, dog and cat meat, slaughter, killed, killing, investigation, suffering, animalcruelty, death, cats, dogs, abused, animaladvocates, animalrights, crime, cruelty, ethics, humans, law, protection, sadness, society )

Sara
- 21 hours ago - change.org
County Executive Ike Leggett of Montgomery County : Tell Friendship City, Goryeong-gun, South Korea, That We re Opposed to the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats.
Tell Friendship City, Gumi, Korea, That We re Opposed to the Torture/Consumption of Dogs
Animals  (tags: dog meat trade, dog and cat meat trade, slaughter, investigation, killed, killing, humans, suffering, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, cats, dogs, abused, animaladvocates, ethics, law, pets, protection, sadness, society )

Sara
- 21 hours ago - change.org
Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston: Tell Friendship City, Gumi, South Korea, That We re Opposed to the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats.
Earliest Mosaic of Jonah and the Whale Found in Galilee Synagogue
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - timesofisrael.com
Unprecedented depictions of the biblical Jonah and the whale have been found at a fifth-century Roman synagogue in IsraelâEUR(TM)s lower Galilee. In the recently discovered mosaic, Jonah's legs are shown dangling from the mouth of a large fish...
Mystery Of The Lost Arctic Civilization- Two Ancient Mummies Found At The Zeleny Yar Necropolis
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancientpages.com
Some years ago, archaeologists discovered ancient copper mummies that revealed a mysterious lost medieval civilization once lived on the edge of the Siberian Arctic....
Mysterious Megaliths Of Russia May Offer Evidence Of An Ancient Advanced Lost Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - ancientpages.com
There are many mysterious megaliths scattered across Russia. Some of these massive stone blocks can be natural formations, but there are also other huge structures that seem a bit too artificial to be considered a work of Mother Nature...
 
 
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