Catherine Offord

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  • Feb 19, 2021
    Dogs are aware of when their own bodies present an obstacle to them, according to a study published today (February 18) in Scientific Reports. In the experiment, dogs asked by their...
  • Feb 5, 2021
    When microbiologist Breck Duerkop started his postdoc in 2009, he figured he’d be focusing on bacteria. After all, he’d joined the lab of microbiome researcher Lora...
  • Jan 6, 2021
    People’s health and lifestyle are influenced by the genes of their partners, according to a study published last month (December 14) in Nature Human Behavior. Using data from...
  • Jan 4, 2021
    Sarah Byosiere was at a barbecue just outside Melbourne, Australia, when she came up with the idea of presenting optical illusions to dogs. It was 2015, and she was visiting La Trobe...