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Scientists prove you really can tell what your dog is feeling by looking at its face
Any dog owner will claim they can tell exactly what their pet is thinking just by looking at it. Now scientists have discovered that they may well be right.

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Scientists prove you really can tell what your dog is feeling by looking at its face

Any dog owner will claim they can tell exactly what their pet is thinking just by looking at it. Now scientists have discovered that they may well be right.

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Shellfish Feel Pain, Studies Suggest
Crabs, lobsters, shrimp and other crustaceans may experience the world more like us than we realize, though, with pain being a feeling that we all seem to share.

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Shellfish Feel Pain, Studies Suggest

Crabs, lobsters, shrimp and other crustaceans may experience the world more like us than we realize, though, with pain being a feeling that we all seem to share.

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Chimps Have a Sense of Fairness
Humans aren’t the only ones who cry “no fair.” In a classic test of fairness called the ultimatum game, apes will dole out an equitable share of their bananas — and when they don’t, their partners will complain, a new study shows.

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Chimps Have a Sense of Fairness

Humans aren’t the only ones who cry “no fair.” In a classic test of fairness called the ultimatum game, apes will dole out an equitable share of their bananas — and when they don’t, their partners will complain, a new study shows.

While other species may not spend their time sweating over quadratic equations like we did at school, they can carry out some pretty impressive calculations.

Consumer Reports is sounding the alarm over the safety of pork. A new study shows that chops and ground pork may be full of bad bacteria. A whole host of food-borne illnesses is caused by these bacteria, such as stomach aches, vomiting, diarrhea, fever — and in the most extreme cases, even death.

Tibetan monk and molecular geneticist Matthieu Ricard is the happiest man in the world according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin. The 66-year-old’s brain produces a level of gamma waves - those linked to consciousness, attention, learning and memory - never before reported in neuroscience. 
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Downing a cup of beans or lentils every day may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar and possibly reduce their risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to a small study out Monday
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