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Smiling Dogs?  Horses Made of Clouds?  Captcha Has Gone Too Far

Smiling Dogs? Horses Made of Clouds? Captcha Has Gone Too Far

However, after several decades, it appears as if captcha’s dominance over the internet could be waning. Apple has decided to give the technology the boot, and its impact on things like email analytics and ad tracking have already had an impact. At its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, the company announced it would be …

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Dogs are sniffing out disease in animals vital to traditions of the Blackfeet tribe

Dogs are sniffing out disease in animals vital to traditions of the Blackfeet tribe

Working Dogs for Conservation trainer Michele Vasquez clips a vest onto Charlie, a Labrador retriever, to let him know he’s working. Dogs like Charlie will help sniff out chronic wasting disease in deer and elk scat. They will also help find mink and otter droppings that can be tested for toxic substances near illegal dumpsites. …

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McConaughey & Uvalde Comfort Dogs Not Enough to Quell Outrage at Police

McConaughey & Uvalde Comfort Dogs Not Enough to Quell Outrage at Police

Matthew McConaughey and some friendly pooches have touched down in Uvalde, TX — but their presence alone won’t fix what’s become a major scandal on the slow police response. The actor is back in his hometown, where he’s meeting with families and children affected by the massacre on Tuesday … when 21 people were slaughtered …

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This Blood Test Detects Cancer in Dogs.  But Do You Want to Know?

This Blood Test Detects Cancer in Dogs. But Do You Want to Know?

This algorithm has been designed to spot these genetic indicators across many dog ​​breeds with different forms of cancer: say, a bloodhound with lymphoma or a golden retriever with hemangiosarcoma. When the PetDx team began their study, they used blood from 224 of the dogs—ones known to either have cancer or not—to refine their algorithm. …

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