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Jan. 25, 2013

Canine Conundrum: How Dog Became Man's Best Friend

Scientists have long debated how -- and when -- dogs first became domesticated.

dog, canine, genetics, evolution, domestic animals, friend, wolf, wolves, dogs

Jan. 27, 2012

Ancient Skull Holds Clues to Dog Domestication

Discovery of an ancient skull sheds light on the domestication of dogs.

dog, canid, canine, animal domestication, anthropology

Feb. 04, 2011

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

A new study says a dog did better than conventional tests in identifying patients with cancer.

dog, canine, cancer, biomarker, health, small, odor

Oct. 29, 2010

An Answer to the Chupacabra Legend?

A biologist says that coyotes suffering from severe mange could be the origin of the 'chupacabra' legends.

legend, halloween, monster, chupacabra, goatsucker

May. 15, 2009

The Modern Dog

In this hour of Science Friday, we're going to the dogs, literally.

dog, genetics, evolution, communnication

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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