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Scientists uncover new connection between smell and memory: Findings offer opportunities for improved smell tests in Alzheimer's disease diagnosis

Findings offer opportunities for improved smell tests in Alzheimer's disease diagnosis<p>Neurobiologists have identified a mechanism that allows the …

Neuroscience

'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

K-9 search dogs aim to pass the sniff test

“The nose can work when the eyes can’t.”<p>That quote from Cathy Schneider could arguably be the motto behind the Douglas County Search and Rescue’s K-9 …

Science or Sorcery PDF

Occult

Science of Sniffer Dogs Blog

Blind and double blind training can be very simple, and can be made complex. Let's start with simple. The basics of either (blind or double blind) …

sequester

Inside the extraordinary nose of a search-and-rescue dog

The blizzard arrived in Alpine Meadows without warning.<p>Hours earlier, before a half moon rose over this California resort town near Lake Tahoe, an …

Cadaver Dogs – The Nose Knows

<b>Gruesome warning – The following contains graphic details about cadavers.</b><p>Sage on a water search<br>Photo courtesy of Stacie Burkhardt<p>On a bright March …

Dogs lived and died with humans 10,000 years ago in the Americas

Dogs unearthed at sites in Illinois were older than originally thought.

Anthropology

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Elizabeth Smart visits Tallahassee to kick off Children's Week

<b>By: Abby Walton | WCTV Eyewitness News</b><br>January 22, 2017<p>TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Elizabeth Smart is using her voice to shine a light on those who …

Faviola Benitez Calderon Becomes 4th Member of Her Family Found Dead in Montecito Mudslides

Updated:Sunday, July 22 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-07-22 14:58:04 GMT<p>By Inside Edition Staff A couple of rescued sea turtles had quite the audience when …

How Dogs Can Smell When You’re Leaving—and How to Make It Easier on Them

If you’ve ever left the house early on what promises to be a hot summer day, you’ve noticed a certain scent. It’s warmth and lazy days and fun all …

Audio-visual

Search Dogs, Handlers Look for Signs of Hope in Montecito

Search dogs and their handlers have been working tirelessly this week in knee-deep muck, looking for signs of hope in a bleak, desperate situation. …

Avalanche rescue dogs training in Revelstoke

Skiers and snowboarders in Revelstoke were treated to a unique sight this week.<p>The Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association held training sessions …

New sniffer dog research could save lives

A team of scientists has provided the first evidence that dogs can learn to categorise odours and apply this to scents they have never encountered …

New England K9 Search and Rescue

HARTFORD, Vt.<p>Averaging 40 searches per year in Vermont and New Hampshire, the New England K-9 Search and Rescue team is comprised of special …

All The Strange Things Science Has Learned From Studying Body Farms

When most crime fans hear the words "body farm", they immediately think of the very first body farm (crime fans are very smart and fact-oriented) - …

Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Culinary Gold In Oregon Forests

It begins with a snap of the head. A little dog circles, nose to the ground, then turns back. It catches the scent again and snorts.<p>Tiny paws dig in …

Pigs

Advancing the Evidence

Bill Bass and his students built the Anthropology Research Facility—more popularly known as the Body Farm—and began work with donated bodies in 1981. …

Anthropology

Dogs, handlers find ashes of loved ones among the fire’s ruins

Among the ashes, search dogs find cremated remains of Santa Rosa loved ones<p>THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | October 31, 2017<p>X<p>The "Follow This Story" feature will …

Human attention affects facial expressions in domestic dogs

Abstract<p>Most mammalian species produce facial expressions. Historically, animal facial expressions have been considered inflexible and involuntary …

Neurology

Search And Rescue Dog Recognized as ‘Helping Hero’

The Petco Foundation honored another furry friend as a ‘Helping Hero’ as part of its annual campaign to recognize the hard work of therapy, service, …