Tag: biochemistry

DNA study suggests dogs originated in Europe

A new DNA study published Thursday indicates dogs originated in Europe some 19,000 to 32,000 years ago. This large DNA study aligns with the earliest known doglike fossils, which also came from Europe. Other DNA studies have suggested that dogs originated in east Asia and the Middle East. Scientists agree that dogs became the first…

Professor Wants To Dig Deep Into The Health Benefits Of Nose Picking

An associate professor of biochemistry at the University of Saskatchewan is trying to get more students interested in science by looking at the health benefits of picking your nose and eating it. Scott Napper says nature pushes us to do different things because it is to our advantage to have certain behaviours, to consume different…