Animals & Plants

Dog running

Dogs and humans: similar lifespan development of attention

Attention is a fundamental cognitive ability we use in daily life. It helps us find new things in the environment, spot new faces in a...
Walking dog

The future of healthcare: going to the dogs?

In many countries, healthcare costs are very high. For example, in the U.S., 16% of GDP is health expenditures. It is important to find solutions...
Stripe formation in zebrafish and zebra

How the zebrafish got its stripes

How the zebra got its stripes is a frequent topic in popular literature about the natural world. For developmental biologists, however, it is much easier...
Penguins

The History of Penguins in Australia

Recent studies on the fossil penguin faunas of Antarctica, New Zealand, South Africa, and South America have converged on several key events in penguin...
Jealousy in Dogs

Jealousy in Dogs

When hearing the word “jealousy”, most people will think about a love triangle, in which an interloper threatens a romantic relationship. However, jealousy is evolved...
Dog and horse

How animals help us recover from trauma

Humans have a long history to use animals in psychological treatment. In the late 18th century, animals were incorporated into mental health institutions to help...