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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, January 27, 2013

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ...   Starchy genes behind man's best friend A genetic switch allowed dogs to adapt to a starch-rich diet and evolve from meat-munching wolves into man's leftover-loving best friend, scientists say. Comparing the genetic code of the domestic dog to that of its wolf cousins, a team of researchers from Sweden, Norway and the United States found several telling differences. ...

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    Short Science, August 10, 2014

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by AGENCIES

    ... and cooked wild pigeons long before modern humans became regular consumers of bird meat. Close examination of 1,724 bones from rock doves, found in a cave in Gibraltar and dated to between 67,000 ...

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    Short Science, June 8, 2014

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:32am by AGENCIES

    ... of the humble farm animal for better meat and wool. After eight years of work on the genetic make-up of the species, the researchers also found the secrets of the sheep's digestive system ...

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    Short Science, April 6, 2014

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ...   Dingos are not a type of wild dog after all Australia's dingo is a unique species, not a kind of wild dog as previously believed, according to a new study that definitively classifies ...

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    Short Science, April 13, 2014

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by AGENCIES

    ... in the virtual world to study its bite force and other qualities in comparison to other marsupial meat-eaters. The marsupial called Nimbacinus dicksoni lived in northern Australia during the Miocene ...

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    Short Science, November 3, 2013

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:52am by Reuters

    ... Humans not alone in anticipating pleasure Dogs may feel pleasure the same as humans. Gregory Berns, an Emory University professor of neuroeconomics, has redirected fMRI scans from humans to dogs to study stimuli that motivate them. He trained two dogs to enter a scanning machine and stay still while hand signals indicated whether they were about to get a treat. The results: ...

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    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... whales, scientists say. The emergence of parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic beluga has raised concerns about the indigenous Inuit people who eat whale meat as part of their traditional ...

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    Short Science, November 10, 2013

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by AFP

    ... million-year-old beast that is T. rex's oldest known cousin. The meat-eating Lythronax argestes, which means "king of gore," had wide-set eyes that helped it track prey and teeth in a more ...

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    Short Science, September 1, 2013

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... ago. Up to two metres tall, the bird had a massive beak with a hooked top- a feature that looks so ferocious that many experts concluded the creature must have been a meat-eater, hence its ...

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    Short Science February 3, 2013

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... since, it was officially declared extinct in 1986. When European settlers landed in Tasmania in 1803 the thylacine- a shy, carnivorous marsupial resembling a long, large dog with a striped coat ...




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