Posted February 13, 2018 by Ron Callari

For those who were fortunate enough to catch the Broadway or West End award-winning stage productions of War Horse, you may have an understanding how much work goes into making an inanimate creature look real.

 

Posted February 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

For thousands of years, it was the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree that served as a common Chinese medicinal treatment for brain function. Today’s shift to Prevagen is based on new scientific research that relies on a protein, which is found in jellyfish.

Posted February 11, 2018 by Ron Callari

For some time, traveling with your pets was stymied by quarantine restrictions. With Europe being one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, the United Kingdom and most of the EU had to abide by a strictly enforced quarantine program for over 100 years.

Posted February 10, 2018 by Ron Callari

Cloning mammals was highly inefficient in the 20th Century. It wasn’t until 1996 when the case of Dolly the sheep received world-wide notoriety that the technology made a major leap forward.

Posted February 6, 2018 by Ron Callari

Fans of the acclaimed Starz TV show, ‘Outlander’ may remember an insightful quote uttered by lead character Jamie Fraser, regarding the concept of ‘mating for life.’

Posted February 5, 2018 by Ron Callari

Delta and United Airlines have instituted more stringent rulings pertaining to the flight of comfort pets. The controversy surrounding this issue is hinged on free passage and security. Passengers who claim they need their pets to fly are not charged a fare for their seats. However, the fear of sitting next to on-board animals and travelers with serious allergies have voiced complaints over the years.

Posted February 1, 2018 by Ron Callari

New research has just added ‘human speech’ to the accomplishments of Orca Whales. A feat previously reserved for primates, birds, elephants, dolphins and seals is a new Orca skill that’s surprised even the scientific communities.

Posted January 31, 2018 by Ron Callari

Is your dog super-aggressive or super-friendly? Is he an Alpha Male or your Hyper-social best friend? These differences might be what distinguishes your pup from nature’s wolves. Recent research and analysis of DNA show that genes in Canis lupus and Canis rufus are very different than those found in our household canines.