Johns Hopkins researchers found that the heel bone looks different in gorillas who walk on land compared with those who live in the trees, establishing a new avenue in evolutionary and behavioral research.
After decades of breeding, domesticated dogs represent the most phenotypically diverse species of mammal on Earth. Given this, the question of whether dogs can recognize each other based on sight alone was a complete unknown.
Apr 30, 2021 1 comment
Humans are constantly making decisions about how to spend time, yet we are pretty terrible at doing so effectively. We sit through boring movies, stay in line at a crowded restaurant and continue to pursue low-return projects, because we simply cannot bear to see the time we have already invested in these activities go to […]
Aug 28, 2018
I occasionally find myself walking through the dark underbelly of the Johns Hopkins medical campus along “designated laboratory transport” routes. These concrete tunnels allow researchers to transport equipment or mice from animal facilities to laboratories without passing through patient areas. I always feel a pang of sadness when I see stacks of dog food in […]
May 10, 2018