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May 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
May 18, 2015 11:39 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Pets can increase the amount of physical and emotional support that people give each other, shows research.
May 12, 2015 07:06 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The animal mummification industry that thrived in ancient Egypt held a secret which was not revealed for almost 3,000 years.
May 7, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dogs connect so deeply to people that their hormones synchronize with ours.
May 5, 2015 09:49 AM ET
Humans seem to care more about their pets than other humans. Why is this?
Apr 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sudden rip of Velcro or the clank of a metal spoon against a pet dish are just a few of the sounds that can trigger seizures in cats.
Apr 21, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finding has animal experts puzzling over what led to domestication of man's best friend.
Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The virus has an incubation period of about one to three days, and the infected animal can be contagious for up to 14 days.
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