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Snorts indicate positive emotions in horses

New evidence that horses reliably produce more snorts in favorable situations could improve animal welfare practices, according to a study published July 11 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mathilde Stomp of the Université de Rennes, France, and colleagues. Assessing positive emotions is important for improving animal welfare, but ...

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Ocean Acidification Could Be a Net Positive for Some Fish

One of the consequences of pumping more and more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere is the changing chemistry of the world’s oceans. Until now, the ocean has acted as a big sponge, soaking up about one-third of the CO2 released by human activities. But now, scientists are watching a vast ...

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Puerto Rico’s Positive Business Slogans Can’t Keep the Lights On

Advertisement SAN JUAN, P.R. — The message coming out of an investment conference here in February was simple and optimistic: “Puerto Rico is open for business.” Attendees noted San Juan’s crowded restaurants and traffic-choked streets. The capital city seemed to be bustling. But more than five months after Hurricane Maria ...

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More Than 60 Athletes Have Tested Positive for Meldonium

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY March 10, 2016 More than 60 athletes, including Olympic medalists and world champions, have tested positive this year for meldonium, the performance-enhancing drug that Maria Sharapova admitted to using, according to antidoping officials. Meldonium, developed in Latvia for heart patients, aids blood flow and is not approved for sale ...

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