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Aberdeen City Council News
Ralph Stellzenmuller - OrganWhat's On In Aberdeen Ralph Stellzenmuller returns to Aberdeen to perform on
Ralph Stellzenmuller - Organ
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 14 hours ago
What's On In Aberdeen Ralph Stellzenmuller returns to Aberdeen to perform on the Aubertin Organ. A native of Burghausen/Salzach, Ralph studied organ, church music and directing at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. He then... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study reveals gold in Millport rocksAnalysis of common red sandstone rocks found at the beach at Millport has revea
Study reveals gold in Millport rocks
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Analysis of common red sandstone rocks found at the beach at Millport has revealed tiny concentrations of gold The discovery of microscopic concentrations of gold in rocks from a popular Scottish holiday destination has raised the possibility of... Read more
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Aljazeera
How can we stop the spread of superbugs?The bacteria that the media like to refer to as "superbugs" are already undermi
How can we stop the spread of superbugs?
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
The bacteria that the media like to refer to as "superbugs" are already undermining the health of millions of people around the world. The term refers to bacteria that have become resistant to almost all antibiotics currently in use. In this... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Toxic chemicals have been found in whales that were stranded in Scotland in 2012 | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 04:43 pm Whales that were s
Toxic chemicals have been found in whales that were stranded in Scotland in 2012
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 04:43 pm Whales that were stranded in... Read more
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Scotsman
Beached Fife whales had high levels of toxic chemicalsA MASS stranding of whales may have been caused by toxic pollution, a study has
Beached Fife whales had high levels of toxic chemicals
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
A MASS stranding of whales may have been caused by toxic pollution, a study has found. The pod of whales had high concentrations of toxic chemicals, some of which had reached the mammals’ brains. The long-finned pilot whales were stranded on a beach... Read more
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iol.co.za
Battle of the sexes against the bulgeWashington - All's fair in love and war - but not in dieting, apparently. If y
Battle of the sexes against the bulge
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Washington - All's fair in love and war - but not in dieting, apparently. If you've ever wondered how it is that men can cut out a few desserts and quickly drop 10 pounds, while women tortuously calorie-count their way to incremental weight loss, a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Peat bog sheds new light on Greenland pollutionScientists from the University of Aberdeen have provided the strongest evidence
Peat bog sheds new light on Greenland pollution
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have provided the strongest evidence yet of the origin of atmospheric lead pollution in Greenland, after studying a peat bog on the southern tip of the island. The origin of historic levels of lead... Read more
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Medical News Today
Bacteria-fighting beards: how facial hair could help tackle antibiotic resistanceLast May, bearded men across the country were reaching for their shavers after
Bacteria-fighting beards: how facial hair could help tackle antibiotic resistance
Medical News Today / Posted 3 days ago
Last May, bearded men across the country were reaching for their shavers after the news broke that their beloved facial hair is likely to contain as much fecal matter as a toilet. But new research suggests this is not the case. In fact, surprising as... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
University of Aberdeen Percussion EnsembleWhat's On In Aberdeen Annual Percussion Ensemble concert gives the opportunit
University of Aberdeen Percussion Ensemble
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 3 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Annual Percussion Ensemble concert gives the opportunity to hear a wide variety of contemporary works for percussion. The will perform a... Read more
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Scotsman
Manufacturing in Scotland: What do we still make? Eden Mill Brewery and Distillery, Guardbridge. Scotch whisky has sttod the tes
Manufacturing in Scotland: What do we still make?
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Eden Mill Brewery and Distillery, Guardbridge. Scotch whisky has sttod the test of time and remains a valuable Scottish export. Picture: Neil Hanna Scotland’s shipyards may no longer echo with the... Read more
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Scotsman
Pro-EU campaign boss backs June referendum David Cameron has hinted at holding an EU referendum on June 23. Picture: TSPL
Pro-EU campaign boss backs June referendum
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
David Cameron has hinted at holding an EU referendum on June 23. Picture: TSPL The leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an in/out referendum in June would be enough time for... Read more
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Scotsman
Pro-EU campaign boss say June referendum okayThe leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an In-O
Pro-EU campaign boss say June referendum okay
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
The leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an In-Out referendum in June would be enough time for it to mount a case to remain in Europe as it launched its campaign in Edinburgh today. David Cameron has hinted he wants to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
In losing weight, men may get more help from their brains than women doWhen it comes to dieting, men have a head start, a new study suggests. All's f
In losing weight, men may get more help from their brains than women do
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
When it comes to dieting, men have a head start, a new study suggests. All's fair in love and war - but not in dieting, apparently. If you've ever wondered how it is that men can cut out a few desserts and quickly drop 5kg, while women tortuously... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Composting on a National ScaleWhat's On In Aberdeen Rachael Reid, environmental and compliance officer at K
Composting on a National Scale
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 4 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Rachael Reid, environmental and compliance officer at Keenan Recycling Ltd, talks about scaling up the natural processes of composting to deliver an organics recycling service for Scotland. Many... Read more
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Scotsman
Inverness start-up eyes launch of first aid tech Mime's kit was put through its paces at Murrayfield Stadium An Inverness firm
Inverness start-up eyes launch of first aid tech
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
Mime's kit was put through its paces at Murrayfield Stadium An Inverness firm tested its new first aid technology at the opening weekend of the Six Nations campaign as it prepares for launch this... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Fortifying Rulership in Pictland: the results of excavations at three fortified enclosures in Northeast ScotlandWhat's On In Aberdeen Evening Lecture in association with University of Aberd
Fortifying Rulership in Pictland: the results of excavations at three fortified enclosures in Northeast Scotland
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 6 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Evening Lecture in association with University of Aberdeen Museums and Society of Antiquaries of Scotland This... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016What's On In Aberdeen The University of Aberdeen will mark the Chinese New Ye
Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 7 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen The University of Aberdeen will mark the Chinese New Year with traditional activities to welcome the year of the monkey. Activities, including calligraphy, paper-cutting and Tai Chi taster... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
The female brain is not wired for weight loss?For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and
The female brain is not wired for weight loss?
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult to lose weight than men. Researchers say hormones... Read more
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Food Business Review
Farmers to launch the UK's first food traceability scheme Published 04 February 2016 To Coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Foot
Farmers to launch the UK's first food traceability scheme
Food Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
Published 04 February 2016 To Coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Foot and Mouth Crisis on 19 February Devised by Gloucestershire farmers with widespread support from across the food... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Steve Fishwick - Jazz TrumpetWhat's On In Aberdeen Steve Fishwick and his band give a Concert followed by
Steve Fishwick - Jazz Trumpet
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 10 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Steve Fishwick and his band give a Concert followed by a Masterclass. Steve Fishwick is widely considered to be one of the best jazz trumpet players ever to come from the UK, and is rapidly... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Talk: Adrian Forty 'On Nations and Materials'What's On In Aberdeen In the YEAR OF INNOVATION, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN 2016
Talk: Adrian Forty 'On Nations and Materials'
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 10 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen In the YEAR OF INNOVATION, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN 2016 the Special Collections Centre at Aberdeen University is delighted to welcome Professor Adrian Forty of the Bartlett School... Read more
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Medical News Today
Brain wiring explains why weight loss is more challenging for womenTrying to lose weight can be a challenge at the best of times, but this challen
Brain wiring explains why weight loss is more challenging for women
Medical News Today / Posted 10 days ago
Trying to lose weight can be a challenge at the best of times, but this challenge may be even harder if you're female. According to a new study, women's brains may be wired in a way that makes them less likely than men to shed the... Read more
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Farming Life
Farmers launch the UK’s first universal food traceability schemeFarmers are to launch The UK’s first universal food traceability scheme to coin
Farmers launch the UK’s first universal food traceability scheme
Farming Life / Posted 10 days ago
Farmers are to launch The UK’s first universal food traceability scheme to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Foot and Mouth Crisis on 19 February. Devised by Gloucestershire farmers with widespread support from across the food industry,... Read more
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FOX News
Why obesity drugs may not work so well for womenBad news, ladies: Your brain may be wired in a way that doesn't help you lose w
Why obesity drugs may not work so well for women
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
Bad news, ladies: Your brain may be wired in a way that doesn't help you lose weight—at least when compared with male brains. That's what scientists led by the University of Aberdeen conclude after observing how mice shed extra weight. In a... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
The Luck FactorWhat's On In Aberdeen Why are some people always in the right place at the ri
The Luck Factor
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 11 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky? Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? For many years... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Tickets on sale for an epic outdoor theatre event telling the story of AberdeenCouncil news > Press Releases > 02/02/16 Tickets are now on sale for an epi
Tickets on sale for an epic outdoor theatre event telling the story of Aberdeen
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 11 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 02/02/16 Tickets are now on sale for an epic theatrical... Read more
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Daily Mail
Don't wash too often and grow a BEARD for a healthy complexionTime to face facts over your skincare! Don't wash too often and grow a BEARD if
Don't wash too often and grow a BEARD for a healthy complexion
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Time to face facts over your skincare! Don't wash too often and grow a BEARD if you want a healthy complexion Fewer than 50 per cent of the cells on our faces are actually our own New research suggests that far from causing harm, the millions of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeObesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pound
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
Obesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult... Read more
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Canberra Times
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeObesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pound
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Obesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult... Read more
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The Age
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeObesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pound
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Obesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeObesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pound
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Obesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult... Read more
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WA Today
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeObesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pound
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Obesity is a big issue but sex affects approach. For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results. But a new study suggests that there could be a reason why females find it more difficult... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists concludeWorking with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michi
Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Working with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan, they used a mouse model to study how weight gain differs in each sex depending on physical activity and energy expenditure. During the study, researchers were able... Read more
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heraldscotland
Revealed: brain differences mean women gain weight more easily then menWorking with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michi
Revealed: brain differences mean women gain weight more easily then men
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Working with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan, they used a mouse model to study the sex difference in weight gain driven by differences in physical activity and energy expenditure. During the study, researchers... Read more
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Daily Record
New study shows women put on weight easily because they are "wired differently"Working with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michi
New study shows women put on weight easily because they are "wired differently"
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Working with teams from the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan, they used a mouse model to study the sex difference in weight gain driven by differences in physical activity and energy expenditure. During the study, researchers... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Study claims brain differences mean women gain weight easierIt is easier for women to gain weight than men because part of the brain is "wi
Study claims brain differences mean women gain weight easier
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
It is easier for women to gain weight than men because part of the brain is "wired differently" in males and females, a study has found. Researchers say hormones responsible for regulating appetite, physical activity and energy expenditure work... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
David J Smith - OrganWhat's On In Aberdeen Join David J Smith in a programme of French classical o
David J Smith - Organ
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 14 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Join David J Smith in a programme of French classical organ music. This particularly suits the Aubertin Organ David J Smith was organ scholar at St Peter's College, Oxford before moving to Wadham College... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
The Snow QueenWhat's On In Aberdeen Part of Winter Night at the Museums Join us for a fun-
The Snow Queen
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 15 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Part of Winter Night at the Museums Join us for a fun-filled evening of crafts and storytelling for all ages as part of Winter Night at the Museums. Explore the beautiful editions of Hans Christian Andersen’s... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Aberdeen marks Holocaust Memorial DayCouncil news > Press Releases > 27/01/16 An event to mark Holocaust Memoria
Aberdeen marks Holocaust Memorial Day
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 15 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 27/01/16 An event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will take place at the Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen this Sunday (January 30). There will... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Marischal Chamber Orchestra with Nicola Boag - ViolaWhat's On In Aberdeen A programme of Hindemith and Britten featuring Nicola B
Marischal Chamber Orchestra with Nicola Boag - Viola
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 16 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen A programme of Hindemith and Britten featuring Nicola Boag - Viola. Nicola Boag, is a graduate of the RSAMD - now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She moved to the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Indoor air quality in hospitality venues that allow smoking is worse than outdoor, study findsResearch carried out in six cities with dangerous levels of air pollution indic
Indoor air quality in hospitality venues that allow smoking is worse than outdoor, study finds
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Research carried out in six cities with dangerous levels of air pollution indicates that air quality inside venues that allow smoking is even worse than outdoors. The study, published today in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, was co-authored... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Talk: Roger Taylor and John Perivolaris 'In Dialogue with George Washington Wilson'What's On In Aberdeen Roger Taylor, the internationally renowned historian of
Talk: Roger Taylor and John Perivolaris 'In Dialogue with George Washington Wilson'
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 17 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Roger Taylor, the internationally renowned historian of mid-19th century British photography, joins photographer John Perivolaris in an... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Joe Williamson - GuitarWhat's On In Aberdeen In association with Jazz at the Blue Lamp. Joe is a fo
Joe Williamson - Guitar
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 17 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen In association with Jazz at the Blue Lamp. Joe is a founding member of cross-genre fusion quartet Square One, which draws on his early folk and rock influences as well as contemporary jazz. Formed in... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Chinese kept leopard cats as pets 5,500 years agoChina had its OWN breed of domesticated cat 5,500 years ago: Study proves pet f
The Chinese kept leopard cats as pets 5,500 years ago
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
China had its OWN breed of domesticated cat 5,500 years ago: Study proves pet felines arose naturally in Asia and weren't imported from the West The bones studied were unearthed in Shaanxi, China and date to 3,500 BC However, the western cat... Read more
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International Business Times
Domestic cats in China arrived 5,500 years ago independently of neighbouring lands Cats were domesticated in China around 5,500 years ago independently of their n
Domestic cats in China arrived 5,500 years ago independently of neighbouring lands
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Cats were domesticated in China around 5,500 years ago independently of their neighbours in the Near East and Egypt. Analysis of fossilised cat bones from early agricultural settlements in China show the species of the first domestic cats differed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blackcurrants may lower diabetes risk: 'Antioxidants in the fruit affect how the body breaks down carbohydrates and
Blackcurrants may lower diabetes risk
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
: 'Antioxidants in the fruit affect how the body breaks down carbohydrates and sugars' Researchers carried out study at the University of Aberdeen Believe that antioxidants in the fruit affect how body breaks... Read more
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Science Daily
Cats domesticated in China earlier than 3000 BCTheir findings are published on 22 January 2016 in the journal PLOS ONE. The c
Cats domesticated in China earlier than 3000 BC
Science Daily / Posted 19 days ago
Their findings are published on 22 January 2016 in the journal PLOS ONE. The cat is the most common domestic animal in the world today, with over 500 million individuals. All of today's domestic cats descend from the African and Near Eastern form of... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
New funding to unlock secrets of city recordsCouncil news > Press Releases > 21/01/16 A new project to unlock the secret
New funding to unlock secrets of city records
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 23 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 21/01/16 A new project to unlock the secrets of Aberdeen's Burgh Records has been awarded funding of �310,000. The city has... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Researchers delve into murky roots of man’s sometimes best friendOXFORD, England — Before humans milked cows, herded goats or raised hogs, befor
Researchers delve into murky roots of man’s sometimes best friend
Dundas Star News / Posted 25 days ago
OXFORD, England — Before humans milked cows, herded goats or raised hogs, before they invented agriculture, or written language, before they had permanent homes, and most certainly before they had cats, they had dogs. Or dogs had them, depending on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
What began our puppy love? Researchers delve into origins of dogsOr dogs had them, depending on how you view the human-canine arrangement. But s
What began our puppy love? Researchers delve into origins of dogs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
Or dogs had them, depending on how you view the human-canine arrangement. But scientists are still debating exactly when and where the ancient bond originated. And a large new study being run out of the University of Oxford here, with collaborators... Read more
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