Animals & Plants

Your dog’s personality can change

Your dog’s personality can change

In a new study, researchers found dog owners could change their pets’ personality. This is because dogs, like people, have moods and personality traits which...
Bee and plant

Virus-infected plants can attract more bees and have better reproduction

Virus infection usually makes a plant sick and inhibits its growth. Nevertheless, virus infection may also offer a surprising boost for reproduction. Scientists newly find...
husky

Benefits and risks of having a pet

People have kept animals for companion since 15,000 years ago. Pet ownership is a feature to every human culture in the world. In the...
dog reading

How dogs are using media devices

Since their introduction, TV devices have been a popular mass medium for entertaining in almost every home. These media entertainment systems have since been...
dogs and conflicts

How dogs handle conflicts with human

Many people now have dogs as pets. They share the same living environment, and sometimes it is easy to have human-dog conflicts. So how do...
Dog eating

Common food that may poison dogs and cats

If you have dogs or cats, you may notice that some food, while safe for humans, can seriously threaten the health of your pets. I...
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...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...