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Dogs Watch Human Interactions To Assess Quality Of Treats

Evidence that pet dogs gather intel by watching people talking with each other<p>Ever get that feeling you're being watched? Well, if you're a dog-owner, you may have a point. Dogs are able to watch people's interactions with one another to determine who holds yummier treats, according to a new …

Visitors from Beyond the Galaxy Reach the Antarctic

Astronomers have become incredibly skilled at detecting cosmic radiation in all its forms—not just ordinary, visible light, but also light we can’t …

Apathetic Boredom, Fifth Type Of Boredom, Identified By Researchers

Not all boredom is the same, according to a new study.<p>A team of researchers from Canada, the United States and Europe have identified a type of boredom, called apathetic boredom, that involves the unpleasant feelings of learned helplessness and bears similarities to depression.<p>Apathetic boredom is …

Bored? Hunt for dark matter in your spare time

Astronomers hunting for the invisible stuff that holds galaxies together are making progress by turning to the wisdom of the crowd.<p>It is the next “big hunt” in modern physics. Following confirmation of the existence of the Higgs Boson earlier this year, physicists now have their eyes on dark …

Dark Matter