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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Dogs first domesticated in Europe, not China, researchers in Finland say

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Researchers conclude that modern domestic dogs evolved from extinct wolves in Europe; others insist they originated in southern China Dogs first tamed in Europe, not China, study says If your dog could talk, he might have a European accent. A new study out on Thursday comparing DNA from modern canines to ancient fossils suggests that today's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1356965/dogs-first-domesticated-europe-not-china-researchers-finland-say
  2. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Neanderthal Man, by Svante Paabo

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by GDN

    ... was published in May 2010. The science of human evolution has been dogged by two opposing dogmas: the "Out of Africa" and the "multiregional" hypotheses. The dominant Out of Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1496694/book-review-neanderthal-man-svante-paabo
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Israeli company trains mice to detect drugs and explosives

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Tel Aviv

    ... Homeland Security exhibition in Tel Aviv, where he displayed his mechanism for the first time. "I was in the army at the time, and the idea emerged to use small animals instead of dogs ... Lumbroso, who is a biologist. "They have a very developed sense of smell, more than that of dogs," he said. "The mice can also be easily trained, and thanks to their small size, you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1082468/israeli-company-trains-mice-detect-drugs-and-explosives
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals, scientists find

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Bopping to the beat is rare feat in animal world Dogs may bark to music and chimps may bang on drums, but creatures that can truly keep a beat are rare, raising intriguing questions about the evolution of the human brain. A bonobo named Kanzi first surprised researcher Patricia Gray more than a decade ago, when Gray was absent-mindedly tapping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429049/bopping-beat-rare-feat-animals-scientists-find
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Study points to elephants' intelligence

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... approaches. While primates and most other animals studied fail the test, a few have done well. Dogs have proved to be especially good at understanding pointing. The scientists ruled out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1329683/study-points-elephants-intelligence
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Brazilian scientists clone endangered animals

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... two years building a gene library with hundreds of samples from eight native species, including the collared anteater, the bush dog, the black lion tamarin, the coati, and deer and bison ... species. The wolf is a good candidate for interspecies cloning. A skin cell from the wolf would be inserted into the egg of a common dog from which the nucleus had been removed, and then implanted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1084180/brazilian-scientists-clone-endangered-animals
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Discovery of mammoth with liquid blood fuels hopes of cloning

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Sooam Biotech Research Foundation. Hwang in 2005 created the world's first cloned dog. In the coming months, mammoth specialists from South Korea, Russia and the United States are expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1250722/discovery-mammoth-liquid-blood-fuels-hopes-cloning
  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Professor solves mystery in the tail

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... horse tails, Yuen found. Tests showed that hairs from a human, cat, dog, rabbit, mouse and guinea pig were not affected. "Besides the ugly appearance of infected horse tails, this fungus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1154122/professor-solves-mystery-tail

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