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 …

How to enhance or suppress memories

Stimulating various parts of the brain can rotate up or down tenacity
What if scientists can manipulate your brain so that traumatic memory loses its emotional power over your soul? Steve Ramirez, a Boston University neurologist fascinated by memory, believes that small structures in the brain can hold the key to future therapeutic techniques to restore depression, control, and PTSD, a few days later asking doctors to improve positive or