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2010-10-12 08:35:00

Dogs showing separation-related behavior exhibit a 'pessimistic' cognitive bias A study has gained new insight into the minds of dogs, discovering that those that are anxious when left alone also tend to show 'pessimistic' like behavior. The research by academics at the University of Bristol, and funded by the RSPCA is published in Current Biology tomorrow (12 October). The study provides an important insight into dogs' emotions, and enhances our understanding of why behavioral responses to...

2010-08-20 14:35:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YoCream International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: YOCM), raised $8,000 for the Brian Grant Foundation at a fundraising event held at their Company Store in Portland Oregon. The Company and Foundation announced that all sales revenue generated on July 31st at the YoCream Frozen Yogurt Company Store would go to support Parkinson's awareness, education and research and Portlanders showed up in crowds to show their support. Grant was diagnosed with...

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2010-08-02 11:00:00

For the first time, scientists have shown that selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only dramatically changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain. The brains of many short-snouted dog breeds have rotated forward as much as 15 degrees, while the brain region controlling smell has fundamentally relocated, researchers from the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney have found. The large variations in dog skull size and shape follow...

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2010-07-28 13:40:53

According to a new study, dogs "automatically imitate" the body movements of their owners. This automatic imitation is a crucial part of social learning in humans. Austrian researchers found that the phenomenon of body movement causing the observer to move in the same way is evident in many other animals. The researchers say that it reveals clues about how this type of learning evolved. The study also suggests that the way in which people interact with and play with their dogs as they are...

2010-07-27 06:00:00

ENCINO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Menchie's, the nation's leading retailer of self-serve frozen yogurt, today announced that it has been awarded 1st place in Restaurant Business Magazine's 'Future 50' list, ranking the fastest-growing franchises in the food industry. Menchie's achieved the highest growth, with a whopping 748 percent increase in sales from 2008 to 2009. "We feel privileged that we achieved this milestone, as this further validates that Menchie's is not only the...

2010-07-26 18:53:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YoCream International, Inc. invites the public to visit their company store for a fundraising event for the Brian Grant Foundation on Saturday, July 31, 2010. The YoCream Frozen Yogurt Company Store located at Cascade Station is generously donating all Saturday's sales revenue for frozen yogurt, shakes and smoothies (gift...

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2010-07-02 13:40:00

Scientists in the UK have started to recruit 20,000 Labrador retrievers in order to participate in one of the first ever studies of its kind. The team hopes to find out how diet and exercise can influence a dog's susceptibility to illness. The pets' owners will be encouraged to keep the researchers updated through a web page with details of exercise routines and eating habits of their pets. Dylan Clements, from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies, told BBC News that the data gathered...

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2010-02-24 09:40:00

A genetic study has found that small domestic dogs probably originated in the Middle East more than 12,000 years ago. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Biology traced the evolutionary history of the IGF1 gene, finding that the version of the gene that is a major determinant of small size probably originated as a result of the domestication of the Middle Eastern gray wolf. Melissa Gray and Robert Wayne, from the University of California, Los Angeles, led a team of researchers...

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2010-01-26 12:55:00

The Chongqing Evening News said that if the law was passed, people that eat either of the domesticated animals, both of which are viewed as promoting bodily warmth, could face fines of $730 and up to 15 days in jail. The report said that organizations involved in the practice would be fined anywhere from $1,500 to $70,000. The law has been stuck in the drafting stages for the last year, and the report did not make it clear whether or not the legislation was expected to become law. China's...

2010-01-25 04:20:00

Taste for Culture Still Growing SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25 /PR Newswire/ -- Americans are eating more yogurt than ever before, and Dairy Council of California advises that consumers can benefit from even more culture. Yogurt was named the food trend of the decade by Harry Balzer, Vice President with the market research firm NPD Group. "It's very convenient. It's very individualized ..." said Balzer of yogurt in a Jan. 1 interview with National Public Radio. "This is just for you. It's...


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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2007-01-21 19:39:25

The dog is a type of canid, a mammal in the order Carnivora. The term includes both wild (feral) and domestic variants, but commonly excludes other canids such as wolves. Over time, the dog has developed into hundreds of breeds with a great degree of variation. Intelligence Among dog lovers, dogs are generally valued for their intelligence. Both anecdotal evidence and scientific research suggest that dogs have a reasonably high intelligence. This intelligence is expressed...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'