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New Study Shows Just How Powerful Your Cats Influence Is Over You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, influence, decisions, study )

Jeri
- 6 hours ago - coleandmarmalade.com
Our cats are a major factor in our lives. We make decisions based around them, and the same can be said for dogs and their owners. But how much do you think your cats influence your major life decisions?
Problem-Solving Budgies Make More Attractive Mates
Offbeat  (tags: research, study, interesting, budgerigars, mating )

Naoko
- 129 days ago - forbes.com
Direct observation of problem-solving skills in male budgerigars increases their attractiveness to females and this mate preference may contribute to the evolution of enhanced cognitive abilities underlying such skills
Worlds Oldest Known Spider Dies In Australia At The Age Of 43
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, discovery, history, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, spiders, study, unusual, wildlife, world )

Caree
- 388 days ago - cnet.com
The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who'd been studying her feeling "miserable" about her death. "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us -
Study Finds Lions & Tigers & Bears Are Becoming Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, study, extinction, environment )

Cher
- 399 days ago - psychologytoday.com
A research paper published April 12, 2018, in the online journal PLOS Biology, identifies the 10 most charismatic animals known and loved by humans that may soon become extinct, perhaps, in great part, because, most of us donâEUR(TM)t realize how few of them
Dog, Cats, and Humans: Shared Emotions Act As Social Glue
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, pets, humans, emotions, study, bonding )

Jeri
- 456 days ago - psychologytoday.com
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 )

Jeri
- 460 days ago - bordermail.com.au
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 )

Lone
- 668 days 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.
Study Finally Confirms That Dogs Are Simply Better Company Than People
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Lone
- 962 days ago - barkpost.com
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
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Jeri
- 1054 days ago - popsci.com
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 )

Naoko
- 1078 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Japanese scientists who discovered the atomic element 113 named it "nihonium" Wednesday evening.
Vitamin D 'Heals Damaged Hearts'
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- 1138 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests.
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
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Wendy
- 1221 days ago - msn.com
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 )

Deb
- 1272 days ago - storify.com
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?
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- 1273 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )


- 1281 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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,
 

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