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MRI machines are providing new insight into how dogs think (about their owners)

  • Posted On October 17, 2013
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Two teams have used MRI machines to provide answers. We can see the parts of the brains they are using in different situations, and this can be very revealing.
Dogs’ brains respond to the emotional tone in our voices very much as humans do
When humans are studied in this way researcher show them photos or videos to see what response it will elicit. But Gregory Berns of Emory University, Atlanta points

Dog Runs For First Time In His Life, Thanks To 3-D-Printed Legs

  • Posted On October 17, 2013
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See Derby run – for the first time. Derby was born with undeveloped front legs and his owners gave him up to Peace and Paws Dog Rescue shelter in Hillsborough, N.H.

Tara Anderson took Derby in and initially fitted him with wheels to improve mobility. Tara didn’t stop there, she and the skilled staff at 3D Systems designed prosthetic legs to help Derby to move more naturally (and specifically fit Derby’s

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