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The Dog Nose Knows
Scientists look to real canines to develop an electronic land mine sniffer.


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Virtual Dog Training
Alan tests his dog training skills, in the real world and in cyberspace.


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Entertaining Parrots
Parrots demand attention. But new technology may help alleviate bird boredom.


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The Bite Stuff
A new dog food battles tooth decay, and bad doggie breath.


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If Only They Could Speak
Research with sea lions, parrots and chimps shows that many species can be taught some type of language that allows limited communication.


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Virtually Real
Computer scientists create a 'smart room' that knows what you’re up to, and virtual pets that can virtually learn to obey you.


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Who Needs Words Anyway?
Rio the sea lion and Sheeba the chimp can handle abstract concepts like differences between groups, or how a small model represents a large object.


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Number Crunchers
Rhesus monkeys and chimpanzees are found to have innate abilities to calculate, using addition, subtraction and even fractions.


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Figure That One Out
Tamarin monkeys and young ravens show a remarkable level of logical thinking and creative problem solving.


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