Dogs have the ability to recognize themselves, Research shows.

Credit: © Africa Studio / Fotolia According to Materials provided by National Research Tomsk State University, A new research carried out by the Department of Psychology of the Barnard College in the USA, in publication on the journal Behavioural Processes used a sniff-test to evaluate the ability of dogs to recognize themselves. The experiment confirms the hypothesis of dogs’ self-cognition proposed last year by Prof. Roberto Cazzolla Gatti of the Biological Institute of the Tomsk State University, Russia (Cazzolla Gatti, R. (2016). Self-consciousness: beyond the looking-glass and what dogs found there.…

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How to Grow Wheat – Beginners Guide

Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) is one of the world’s most important food crops. It is believed that wild relatives of wheat first grew in the Middle East. Wheat was among the first plants to be cultivated. It was grown about 11,000 years ago and by 4,000 B.C. wheat farming spread to Asia, Europe and North Africa. New species of wheat were also later developed then only the best wheat qualities were passed from one generation to the next. Soon wheat became an important worldwide crop Growing Guide Wheat’s can be planted…

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How to Grow Ginger – Beginners Guide

Nigeria is one of the top producers of ginger in the world. In the Nigerian market ginger is well known and on high demand even though it is quite expensive. Kaduna State stands as the highest producer of the crop while states like Gombe, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa among others are major producers of the crop. In the market, ginger is available in various forms; fresh ginger rhizome, powder ginger and dry ginger rhizome. Ginger is well known in many human communities around the world. It is the underground rhizome of…

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Higher Intake of Red Meat and Poultry Is Associated With Significantly Increased Risk of Developing Diabetes- Study Says

How to Produce Lab-Grown Edible insects and Lab-grown meat

According to Materials provided by Duke-NUS Medical School: While a plant-based diet is generally considered healthier than a meat-based diet in preventing the risk of diabetes, not all meats affect the risk equally. As Professor Koh Woon Puay, Professor of Clinical Sciences at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), and her team found out, higher intake of red meat and poultry is associated with significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, which is partially attributed to their higher content of heme iron in these meats. This study provides the basis for evidence-based dietary…

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Study identifies Sea wheat grass as new source of wheat virus resistance

According to the Materials provided by South Dakota State University, Associate Professor Wanlong Li of the South Dakota State University Department of Biology and Microbiology leads a team of researchers who seek to transfer beneficial genetic characteristics from sea wheatgrass into bread wheat through a two-year, nearly $250,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant. Credit: Image courtesy of South Dakota State University Resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus is one of the characteristics South Dakota State University researchers hope to transfer from sea wheatgrass into bread…

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