A new study of turtles and tortoises published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy Of Sciences found that they barely aged at all… Read More »Tortoises can help us understand how to live longer, but do we want to?
Domestic animal caregivers should talk to their animal companions politely in melodious and pleasant tones as they know when you’re angry and when you are… Read More »Tone of the human voice affects emotional state of domestic animals including horses
Scientists have found a suite of bioactive compounds in specific corals and sponges which were secreted and which helped to treat skin problems in dolphins.… Read More »Dolphins queue up to rub against coral and sponges for medicinal purposes
A recent study published Cambridge University Press has discovered that the Neolithic builders of Stonehenge suffered from endoparasites which they had contracted from the raw… Read More »Neolithic builders who constructed Stonehenge infected by parasitic worms from raw food
Do you assume, as I did, that flies do not feel pain, that you can kill them mercilessly and chuck their carcasses out of the… Read More »Do flies feel pain? Yes, but in what way?
A 2015 Japanese study, in essence, found that dogs love their human caregivers. It’s more than just about seeking food and surviving for a dog.… Read More »Humans love their dogs and their dogs love them in return (study confirms)
People are often unaware that they are breathing in microplastics and that these minute plastic particles are lodged in the deepest recesses of their lungs.… Read More »Do you realise that you have microplastics in your lungs?
In the UK there is a rather strange statute called the Weeds Act 1959. It lists the injurious weeds of the UK which include: Common… Read More »Look again at “injurious” weeds as pollinators are attracted to them