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Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

ITALIAN LIFEGUARD DOGS LEAP FROM HELICOPTERS TO SAVE PEOPLE

Rescuing people struggling to stay afloat at sea is very challenging and potentially dangerous work. Sometimes, lifeguards or Coast...

MEGALMM: MEGA-SCALE LINEAR MIXED MODELS FOR GENOMIC PREDICTIONS WITH THOUSANDS OF TRAITS

Large-scale phenotype data can enhance the power of genomic prediction in plant and animal breeding, as well as human genetics. However,...

 
 
 
Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept imagines a sporty family crossover

VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS CROSS SPORT GT CONCEPT IMAGINES A SPORTY FAMILY CROSSOVER

The sport sedan is a dying breed, but the sport crossover SUV is a growing trend. With the upcoming launch of the GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen...

SPOTTING MY FLORIDA BIRDS ON THEIR MAINE BREEDING GROUNDS

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. During a chilly Florida day a few months ago, I drove thirty minutes...

 
 
 

GENOME‐WIDE EPISTATIC INTERACTIONS OF LITTER SIZE AT BIRTH IN CHINESE INDIGENOUS PIGS

Summary Improving litter size at birth and the number of piglets born alive are the main breeding goals related to litter traits, which...

The Magnificent Feline Coat

THE MAGNIFICENT FELINE COAT

There are three types of general body fur on the cat. The down hairs are closest to the skin and they keep the animal warm. This underfur...

 
 
 

WILD SORGHUM OFFERS TOOLBOX FOR CLIMATE-PROOF CROPS

Researchers at the Crop Wild Relatives Project have developed a much-needed toolkit of previously undescribed genes and traits to help...

My Pilgrimage

MY PILGRIMAGE

Twice a year, in February and July, I make a pilgrimage to the Hot Country thorn forest zone around Paso Ancho, Michoacán. Of course,...

 
 
 

USDA APHIS PROPOSES EXEMPTION OF GENE MODIFICATIONS SIMILAR TO CONVENTIONAL BREEDING FROM BIOTECH REGULATIONS

The US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is soliciting comments on their proposal to exempt some...

CHINESE SCIENTISTS PREDICT BRIGHT FUTURE FOR GENOME EDITED OIL CROPS

Scientists from China conducted a review on CRISPR technology and applications on oil crops to determine its prospects in the agricultural...

 
 
 

REMODELING THE GENE EDITING REGULATORY LANDSCAPE NECESSARY, REPORT

Experts from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities call...

TV REVIEW: Britain's Puppy Boom: Counting the Cost

TV REVIEW: BRITAIN'S PUPPY BOOM: COUNTING THE COST

Personally, I think the BBC should have been brave and gone with the original title for this programme - which was: "Will My Puppies...

 
 
 

4 DIFFERENT BREEDS OF DOGS THAT ARE NON-SHEDDING AND HYPOALLERGENIC

Read about 4 different breeds of dogs that are non-shedding and hypoallergenic. Read this guide to learn about breeds that don't trigger...

Wrangler, Famous Service Dog From The Today Show, Dies At Age 6

WRANGLER, FAMOUS SERVICE DOG FROM THE TODAY SHOW, DIES AT AGE 6

Wrangler, the Labrador Retriever, achieved more in his life than many humans do. The service dog started his life as the first “Puppy...

 
 
 
Vizsla

VIZSLA

Great July Birding in Queens

GREAT JULY BIRDING IN QUEENS

July in New York City is generally an unpleasant experience. The heat and humidity of summer combine with the concrete and concentrations...

 
 
 

11 DOG BREEDS WITH STRIKING BLUE EYES

Blue is one of the most captivating eye colors for dogs. From the piercing and alert blue eyes of the Siberian Husky to the charming...

15 ADORABLE DOG BREEDS WITH LONG EARS

Long ears can be found in a variety of dog breeds; but they're most common in hounds, where they act as a funnel to channel odors closer...

 
 
 
A few more Pied Oystercatchers start to breed

A FEW MORE PIED OYSTERCATCHERS START TO BREED

A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to the pair of Pied Oystercatchers that were the first to start breeding along our coast this...

SHOULD YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT YOUR ROTTWEILER?

When you're planning a vacation with lots of adventures and good times ahead, it's natural to want to bring your dog along. After all,...