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2013-01-30 23:02:24

Learn what you can do to prevent dog vomiting during the winter season, and discern when it's normal and when veterinary action is required. (PRWEB) January

Ultrasound Shows That Even Unborn Babies Yawn
2012-11-22 14:31:42

Researchers use ultrasound images to show when a fetus is yawning or when it is just opening its mouth, possibly signaling a developmental marker in the womb that could provide more information on the health status of the fetus.

Why Bonobo Yawning Is Contagious
2012-11-15 22:34:47

Yawning is contagious among many species and two biologists in Italy have found that the social relationships of bonobos can determine if yawns spread from ape to ape.

Dogs Catch Yawns, But Young Puppies Can’t
2012-10-24 09:01:10

Yawns are contagious, but only for some! Previous research has found that man’s best friend is able to catch yawns from its owner.

Sneezing “Reboots” Airway’s Defense
2012-08-01 12:42:35

Sneezing can happen at any time -- a whiff of dust might cause someone to sneeze; a cold and mucus-filled nose might cause another to sneeze.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]