An important study is advancing our knowledge of dogs, in showing they can recognize other dogs of their specific species, by viewing images of their faces. Scientific American published the findings. And in the article I found about this news, I really like some other statements made about dogs, including this – “” When interacting [...]
Just prior to Christmas, I saw a great bumper sticker in a grocery-store parking lot. The slogan should be understood by a number of politicians – and voters. Belief is no substitute for knowledge And I’ll add – Propaganda should not trump science.
Scientific American covers a vast array of topics in its publication and on its website. This week, it list the Top 10 Science Stories of 2012. One of the most troubling stories on the list, as it relates to our regular topics here at Pack Mentality, is the record loss of Arctic sea ice. This [...]
Multiple news sources are reporting this week on an amazing advancement in treating paralysis in dog, where olfactory ensheathing cells (OEC), which the body uses for the repair of nerve fibres in the nose, are being used on spinal injuries. Smithsonian.com notes the nose is the only part of the body where nerve fibers continue to [...]
A French university study has found baboons could very well have rudimentary reading skills. The baboons have been able to distinguish between actual words and scrambled letters. Four-year-old Dan has an 80-percent success rate in identifying words and has reportedly learned 308 four-letter words. An Associated Press reports makes this assertion – “” The study [...]