Owning a dog is influenced by our genetic make-up

Owning a dog is influenced by our genetic make-up

A team of Swedish and British scientists has studied the heritability of dog ownership using information from 35,035 twin pairs from the Swedish Twin Registry. The new study shows that genetic variation explains more than half the variation in dog ownership, implying that the choice of raising dogs is strongly influenced by the genetic makeup of individuals.

Dogs are the first pets and have had close relationships with humans for …

11 This Central Java Nature Tourism Has an Amazing Panorama

11 This Central Java Nature Tourism Has an Amazing Panorama

Standing on an area of ​​32,548 square kilometers, Central Java has many natural attractions spread throughout various cities and regencies. From the coast to the mountains, you can explore everything in this province. The natural scenery will really spoil you and make anyone feel at home to spend time there.

Curious about which interesting Central Java natural attractions to visit? Take it easy, Traveloka has summarized the list below:

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How to build a billion-dollar business

How to build a billion-dollar business

Before I met Harry Oskar Triguboff AO, I had a vision of what he would be like. The 86-year-old property developer will sit hunched on a pile of thick paper, I think, carefully studying every line of sales and expenditure of Meriton, the company he founded and still fully owns and runs as Managing Director.

Maybe he is a little arrogant or impatient; initially annoyed at my presence but eventually …

A Pretty Slice Of North Africa

A Pretty Slice Of North Africa

There is something fascinating about the narrow hallway of the windy North Africa medina. For most people, such descriptions evoke the image of Morocco – but I can tell you that Tunisia is also worthy of being visualized in the same way.

Hammamet, the last stop of my week long trip across the country, seemed quite busy on arrival, not quite the relaxed, beach resort town I had hoped for. …

Never give up: Why Sam Bashiry is doing the CEO Dare to Cure

Escape from Iran with his mother and sister at the age of 10, he came to Australia in 1989 as a refugee, separate from his father who remained in a war-torn country. Arriving in Melbourne to start a new life, his family was taken to the Maribyrnong detention center which is now closed in Victoria where his journey in the new country began.

He did not speak English and cultural …