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Stray dogs have the natural ability to understand human gestures

Humans domesticated dogs, and over our 15,000-year relationship, we’ve bred canines to be friendly and eager companions—as well as skilled at interpreting our emotions. Now, a new study reveals even stray dogs—animals that have never lived with people—can still understand our gestures. Up to 300 million stray dogs roam the planet, with about 30 million…

Alien life could exist on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

A new scientific discovery suggests that chemical reactions on the sea floor of Saturn’s moon Enceladus could mean there are enough energy sources to support life.The surface of Enceladus is covered by between 18 to 24 miles of thick clean ice, making it one of the most reflective bodies in the solar system. However, centred…

How To Redesign Your Indoor Grow For Sustainability

The move may cost more money upfront, but it will end up saving you money, energy, and time. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: FatCamera | Getty Images January 14, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed…

The Trump Administration Just Gutted Clean Water Protections

Photo: APThe Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers just removed federal protections for hundreds of thousands of small waterways and many of the nation’s wetlands. Later today, EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler will announce the change at a conference of the National Association of Home Builders, an industry group that pushed…

Traveling to the Philippines? What to know about the volcano

On January 12, the sudden and spectacular eruption of Taal Volcano in the Philippines shut down the country’s main international airport and canceled more than 500 flights. A plume of ash extended nine miles high; a thick layer carpeted the surrounding towns and villages, covering houses, roads, fields, and farm animals and forcing the evacuation…