Health & Science

PetMD Editorial
Jun 04,2018

The effects of cattle grazing on biodiversity and the environment tend to be a major source of contention between wildlife conservationists and cattle ranchers. However, this does not mean they cannot work together to find solutions.

The Lyons’ family, who manage the 57,000-acre property…

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PetMD Editorial
May 31,2018

Paleontologists just confirmed in the study, “Fossilized skin reveals coevolution with feathers and metabolism in feathered dinosaurs and early birds,” that dandruff was a thing, even back during the Jurassic and Cretaceous period.

That’s right, prehistoric dinosaurs dealt with dandruff,…

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PetMD Editorial
May 23,2018

BirdLife International recently published a story called “The Comeback Kids: five birds brought back from the brink,” which details the triumphant wildlife conservation efforts for five different endangered bird species.

As explained on their website, "BirdLife International is a global…

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PetMD Editorial
May 15,2018

In recent years, multiple studies have found that purebred dogs have more to offer cancer research than just their sniffing noses.

In the recent Popular Science article, “Purebred dogs are helping us cure cancer,” Sara Chodosh explores the ways in which purebred dogs are helping cancer…

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PetMD Editorial
May 08,2018

The Department of Biopsychology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) in Germany just issued a press release that aimed to answer what happens in a crocodile’s brain when it hears complex sounds.

The study, headed by Dr. Felix Ströckens, was the first to examine a cold-blooded reptile using…

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PetMD Editorial
May 02,2018

A recent study published in the Current Biology journal has shed some light on horse psychology and a horse’s ability to recognize human emotions through our facial expressions.

This study follows a previous study completed by University of Sussex, which established a directory of horse…

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PetMD Editorial
Mar 13,2018

Middle school science teacher Robert Crosland is under investigation by the school district where he works in Preston, Idaho after a shocking demonstration in his classroom. 

According to EastIdahoNews.com, Crosland fed a puppy to a snapping turtle in the classroom. Local news affliate…

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