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3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

What can dogs teach humans about jealousy?

SciTech is independently reported and edited through the newsroom of The Charlotte Observer.


7 hrs ago |

Antarctica ice controversy

The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding .


Related Topix: Science, Oceanography, Science / Technology, NASA

11 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Many parents of obese children don't think it's unhealthy

Many parents of obese children don't see their offspring as unhealthy, even if their weight is at a dangerous level, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

15 hrs ago | San Diego CityBEAT

UC San Diego's Books for Prisoners downgraded to a storage closet

Popular game music themes given the full symphonic treatment with synchronized lighting and even some real on-stage game-playing.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

18 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine

18 hrs ago | PsyBlog

Promises: The Psychology of Making, Breaking or Exceeding Them

Although keeping your promises is vital to being seen positively, exceeding them may be a waste of time, according to new research.


Related Topix: University of Chicago

21 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Composer Lei Liang and The Chinese Pipa at Yellow Barn

This week brings another first for Yellow Barn: the Chinese pipa. The pipa is an ancient lute-like instrument that frequently appears in new compositions influenced by ancient and cross-cultural art forms.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Chinese-American, Putney, VT

Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

Alameda: Kiwanis awards scholarships to high school grads

The recipients were: Fischer Davis from Alameda High School, who received the Virginia Hanson Scholarship and who plans to attend Chapman College; Lachlan Addicot from Encinal High School, who received the Asher Broughton Scholarship and who plans to attend the University of Oregon; Danica Liang from Alameda High School who received the Key Club ... (more)


Related Topix: Alameda, CA, University of Oregon, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Public Radio

Does Your Dog Feel Jealous, Or Is That A Purely Human Flaw?

When you kiss your husband, does your dog try to get your attention? And does that mean that your dog feels jealous? Threatened? Or are we just imagining that? Many if not all dog owners are sure that their pets have feelings.


Globe and Mail

Mexico eyes foreign investment as Senate approves energy reform bills

The Mexican Congress is moving quickly to enact legislation that will drive massive reform in the country's energy sector, and create both opportunities and challenges for Canadians producers and service providers in the industry.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Institutional Revolutionary Party (Mexico), National Action Party (Mexico), Texas

Science Daily

Dog jealousy: Study suggests primordial origins for the 'green-eyed monster'

This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Times Herald

Possessive puppies: Yes, dogs get jealous

All dog lovers know their pets can feel loyalty and love. Now a study has found that dogs also show signs of a feeling that, for humans, goes hand-in-hand with love: jealousy.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

Criminal Report Daily

One Human Behavior Triggers Dog Jealousy Most

A new study confirms what most dog owners have long suspected: dogs can act jealous, and especially when their human showers another dog with attention.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

The Washington Post

Dogs really do get jealous

Your dog wants all of your attention but can she feel jealousy? The answer seems to be yes, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE .


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Sports

WFAA-TV Dallas

Could 7 hours of sleep be better than 8?

For years, we've all been in pursuit of the ever-elusive eight hours of sleep. But now, more research suggests the ideal number might be closer to seven.


CBS News

Many parents think their obese kids are healthy

Parents of obese children often perceive their offspring as healthy, even if the child's weight requires medical intervention, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Providence, RI

Live Science

Weird! Robot 'Emotions' Mirrored by Humans

Without thinking, humans tend to mimic the facial expressions of others. When other individuals smile, people smile and feel warmth.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Percentage of out-of-state UC students to rise again

The UCLA campus in Westwood; this fall, 30.1% of the school's freshmen will be from out of state, the highest percentage in the UC system.


Related Topix: California, UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley

Surgical Products

Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment Eases Spinal Pain In Trial

DFINE, Inc., a market leader in the minimally invasive treatment of spinal diseases, today announced the publication of a multi-center study in the July/August issue of Pain Physician Journal , the official peer-reviewed publication of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians .


Related Topix: Jennings, MO


Research Shows that Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be the Sweet Spot

Eight hours of sleep. Six hours of sleep. Seven hours of sleep. It seems like every year we see a study that claims that some amount of hours is better than another.