Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces
Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces
Like dogs and horses, goats can discern happy from angry facial expressions. But whether these animals possess empathy remains unclear.
Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces
Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces

Like dogs and horses, goats can discern happy from angry facial expressions. But whether these animals possess empathy remains unclear.

Like dogs and horses, goats can discern happy from angry facial expressions. But whether these animals possess empathy remains unclear.

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Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.
Wild Horses Can Handle Hurricanes. What About Climate Change?
Wild Horses Can Handle Hurricanes. What About Climate Change?
Ashley Yeager | Aug 28, 2018
Strong winds and heavy rain can sometimes wash the animals out to sea, but shortages of fresh drinking water and food are more worrisome as sea levels rise.
From Railroad Tracks to Racetracks, 1870s
From Railroad Tracks to Racetracks, 1870s
Jim Daley | Aug 1, 2018
How a robber baron and an eccentric inventor solved a millennia-old question about horses.
Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 24, 2018
Archaeologists unearthed the remains in a farm north of the doomed Italian city.
Image of the Day: Ice Age Horse 
Image of the Day: Ice Age Horse 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 29, 2017
Scientists have identified a new genus of extinct horse that lived in North America during the last ice age. 
Study: Horses Did Not Develop New Traits During Periods of Rapid Speciation
Study: Horses Did Not Develop New Traits During Periods of Rapid Speciation
Diana Kwon | Feb 13, 2017
Speciation and development of new traits may not always go hand-in-hand.
Increasing Seal Pup Numbers Influence Feral-Horse Feeding Habits
Increasing Seal Pup Numbers Influence Feral-Horse Feeding Habits
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2016
Researchers reveal how seals affect vegetation patterns and influence the movement of feral horse populations on Sable Island in Canada.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Karen Zusi | Sep 30, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Jan 12, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes