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Researchers have identified an area of the dog brain dedicated to processing human faces

If you want to know about the special relationship between human and canine you need only watch a dog owner slavishly feed, cuddle and clean up after her furry companion, day after day after day. But is this unique cross-species relationship also reflected at a deeper level, in the workings of the canine brain? A recent study in Learning and Behavior suggests so, finding that highly trained dogs have a dedicated neural area for processing human faces, separate from the area involved in processin...
Tags: Psychology, Dogs, Animals, Intelligence, Brain, Nature, Innovation, Evolution, Emotions, BPS Research Digest, Auburn University, Andie Thompkins


Auburn University researchers lead $2 million DOE butyl acetate project

In Alabama, Auburn University researchers are leading a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project that promises to improve fuel efficiency and economy. The project will create a bio-based fuel additive that can be blended with diesel fuel to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emissions and yield cleaner engine operation in cold-weather conditions. Joining as collaborators in the research are Cornell University, the University of Alabama, Virginia Tech and corporate partners Microvi Biotech, Inc. ...
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How to Use Invisible Bait to Draw In More Deer

Most states don’t consider planting green fields or wildlife openings as baiting deer. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Hunters are familiar with baiting deer by utilizing green fields and by putting a feeder on the edge of a green field. You also can ensure that deer will come to your region by fertilizing the areas already there. Using this invisible method, other hunters can’t learn your exclusive hunting hot spots. You can use an ATV spreader to fertilize wildlife openings.Most states don’t consider...
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Study finds no cancer cluster at Auburn, despite reports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials announced Wednesday that a study did not find evidence of an eye cancer cluster at Auburn University, despite a rash of reported cases of the rare and deadly cancer that drew national attention earlier this year. The Alabama Department of Public Health said the study “based on the […]
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Enerkem produces a new clean, renewable alternative solution to diesel fuel for the transportation sector

In Canada, we hear that Enerkem has tested and validated the production of fuel-grade bio-DME made from unrecoverable carbon-rich municipal solid waste. More than 1,000 hours of operations at its Innovation Centre in Westbury, Quebec have been completed.has successfully produced renewable bio-dimethyl ether (Bio-DME), a by-product of biomethanol.   The DME backstory Bio-DME offers a 20% higher cetane rating on average than diesel or bio-diesel fuels (cetane rating is to diesel engine what oc...
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Alabama college student dies while skydiving

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Officials say an Auburn University student was killed while skydiving in east Alabama. Tuskegee Police Chief Marquez James says 21-year-old Sawyer Stephen Campbell died Sunday afternoon during a jump at the Tuskegee Municipal Airport. James says Campbell had problems opening his parachute on his second jump of the day. The Federal […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ap, Campbell, Auburn University, Nation & World, TUSKEGEE Ala, Alabama Tuskegee Police, Marquez James, Sawyer Stephen Campbell, Tuskegee Municipal Airport James


Teen arrested in fatal shooting at Alabama McDonald’s

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Police say a teenager has been arrested in the shooting at an Alabama McDonald’s near Auburn University that left one person dead and four others wounded. News outlets report the 17-year-old boy was arrested Sunday and charged with murder. Authorities have not released the teen’s name, but a statement by Auburn […]
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1 dead in shooting near Auburn campus

A shooting across the street from Auburn University's campus early Sunday killed one person and wounded four others, three of them teens, in an incident that does not appear random, police in the southeast Alabama city said.
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1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Alabama McDonald’s Shooting

Police say the injured include an Auburn University student
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Shooting near Auburn University campus leaves 1 dead

A shooting across the street from Auburn University's campus early Sunday killed one person and wounded four others, three of them teens, in an incident that does not appear random, police in the southeast Alabama city said.
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1 dead in shooting near Auburn University

A shooting across the street from Auburn University's campus early Sunday killed one person and wounded four others, three of them teens, in an incident that does not appear random, police in the southeast Alabama city said.
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1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting near Auburn's campus

A shooting across the street from Auburn University's campus early Sunday killed one person and wounded four others, three of them teens, in an incident that does not appear random, police in the southeast Alabama city said.
Tags: News, Alabama, Stories, Auburn, Auburn University


Pete Davidson Jokes About His Penis And Ariana Grande. TMI, Dude.

The comedian got naughty when Auburn University crowd asked him about life with the pop star.
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Pete Davidson Jokes About His Penis And Ariana Grande

The comedian got naughty when Auburn University crowd asked him about life with the pop star.
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The rise of Apple CEO Tim Cook, the leader of the first $1 trillion company in the US (AAPL)

In August 2011, Tim Cook took the job as CEO of Apple, leaving many wondering if he could fill the shoes left by his friend and mentor, Steve Jobs. Today, Apple hit a huge milestone, becoming the first $1 trillion company in the United States, ever. That leaves Cook looking pretty good. But when he was first announced for the role, he was a big question mark. He had come out of seemingly nowhere to lead such a big, important company. What a lot of people don't know is that Apple would never hav...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Steve Jobs, Alabama, Trends, United States, Tim Cook, Auburn University, Mobile Alabama, Robertsdale, Donald Cook, US AAPL, Steve Jobs Today Apple, Timothy Donald Cook, Geraldine Cook


Southern Green & White Alabama Wedding

We’re convinced that southern weddings are some of the most gorgeous out there, and this Alabama wedding certainly proves us right! Designed by  Thorne and Thistle, an elegant green and white color palette mixed with heirloom milk glass takes center stage. A lush greenery floral installation floating above a stunning farm table makes for the most gorgeous focal point. And Katelin and Sean’s classic look is so very perfect- a lace sleeved wedding gown paired with a black tux. We can’t get enough ...
Tags: Alabama, Green, Wedding, Auburn, Classic, Lucy, Invision, Gray, Sean, Auburn University, Thorne, Ashlyn Carter, Real Weddings, Off White, MEMBER FEATURES, Katelin


Graysen Huff again scorches The Home Course to post top PNGA qualifying score

In his round Tuesday, Graysen Huff, a senior-to-be at Auburn University, was lights out on the back nine again, this time with a 32 despite a bogey on the closing hole.
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Auburn University’s Graysen Huff off to hot start in PNGA Amateur with a 7-under 65

Graysen Huff, from Eagle, Idaho, fired a 7-under 65 on the 7,161-yard, par-72 course. He started on the 10th hole, and had a 30 on the back nine before closing out his round with a birdie on the ninth hole.
Tags: News, Sports, Golf, Auburn University, Eagle Idaho, Graysen Huff, PNGA Amateur


Turning 96, ‘ghost singer to the stars’ and Rancho Palos Verdes resident Annette Warren to perform Sunday

By Nick Thomas, Contributing writer With her perfectly pitched rich voice and expressive articulation of lyrics, singer Annette Warren was in high demand for her vocal skills in the 1940s. On July 8, she will offer fans a chance to hear her again during a rare public performance. “I’m going to be 96 on July 11 and this Sunday I’ll be holding a birthday concert at my house,” said Warren from her home in Rancho Palos Verdes. “I have a 1,000 square foot studio where I have taught singing for years....
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Travel Tip: The Dirtiest Parts of an Airplane

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Travel Tip: The Dirtiest Parts of an Airplane What’s the dirtiest part of an airplane?   According to the most recent study by Auburn University’s microbiologists, it’s the seat back tray table and safety card holder. The microbiologists... Read More... The post Travel Tip: The Dirtiest Parts of an Airplane appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Airplanes, Travel Tips, Tray Table, Germs, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Auburn University, Dirty Airplanes, Seat Back


Former Miss America Mallory Hagan Wants To Change Alabama — & American Politics

"Absolutely I can beat him," Mallory Hagan says without hesitation about her opponent Mike Rogers, the NRA-endorsed Republican who cheerleads Trump on almost every issue.In November the 29-year-old, who recently won the Democratic nomination for Congress in Alabama's 3rd District, will face off with 59-year-old Rogers, who has held his seat since 2003 (the year Hagan entered high school).The odds are not exactly in her favor. Alabama's 3rd Congressional District, located in the Eastern part of ...
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Alabama to test Auburn students, employees for TB

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials say they’ve identified an Auburn University student with a case of pulmonary tuberculosis. The state Department of Public Health says they notified the school this week of plans to investigate and ensure that students and employees will be screened quickly to see if they were infected. On Wednesday, […]
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Velocity Conference Adds Executive Speakers from Petsmart, Ace Hardware & Federated

We are excited to announce the next set of speakers for this year’s groundbreaking Velocity: The My Private Brand Conference each of which exemplifies the theme of this year’s event “The Revolution Begins with You!” This is inspired by the transformational changes happening in retail and private brand. It calls the industry not merely to take ownership but to drive change. Velocity: The My Private Brand Conference runs September 17-19, 2018. The event will be held in Uptown Charlotte, NC at the...
Tags: Featured, Molly, Aldi, Austin, Sam, Branding, Scottsdale, Petsmart, PAUL, Jen, Auburn University, Valparaiso University, Federated, Vertex Awards, Sears Kmart, Paul Hunt


Second Auburn University worker sues for discrimination

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A second Auburn University employee has sued the school for racial discrimination in a month. The Montgomery Advertiser reported Wednesday that Cameron Boozer, who is black, has been a supervisor in the Campus Safety and Security Department since 2008. He filed a lawsuit on Monday alleging that his boss and acting […]
Tags: News, Ap, Auburn University, Montgomery Ala, Nation & World, Cameron Boozer, Security Department


Rare eye cancer detected in 18 people from two small communities in North Carolina and Alabama

Eighteen people have been diagnosed with the same type of rare eye cancer - including three university friends - leading researchers to push for funding to find connections, a cause, and a cure. The melanoma, a type of cancer that develops in melanin - the pigment that gives skin its colour, only occurs in about six out of one million people but at least 18 people have been diagnosed with ocular melanoma recently - curiously all have ties to one or both of the communities in Huntersville, North...
Tags: News, Alabama, North Carolina, Auburn University, Auburn Alabama, Huntersville North Carolina, Allison Allred, Ashley McCrary


Auburn University formally installs its 19th president

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University in Alabama has officially installed its new president. News outlets report that Steven Leath was installed as the university’s 19th president Thursday. He was hired in March 2017 and succeeds Jay Gogue, who held the post since July 2007 before retiring last summer. Leath says Auburn intends to hire […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Auburn, Auburn University, Leath, AUBURN Ala AP, Nation & World, Steven Leath, Jay Gogue


Word Nerds Unite: 19 of William Safire’s Best Fumblerules of Grammar

Image Credit: “Alte Underwood Schreibmaschine” by Peter Mayr When I was a college student back at Auburn University in the 1980s, my father mailed me a typewritten list he had prepared on his Underwood typewriter. This was a list of some “rules” of grammar that he thought were humorous. I agreed. (We were both word nerds.) Though I don’t have the specific original sources for each of these, I believe that they all came from William Safire. Some of them are from his “On Language” column in the...
Tags: Writing, Public Relations, Pr, New York Times, Auburn University, Underwood, William Safire, COMM 2423 Fall 2011, Alte Underwood Schreibmaschine, Peter Mayr


Visiting Assistant Professor, Community Planning Program at Department of Political Science, Auburn University in Auburn, AL

The Department of Political Science at Auburn University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2018. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Community Planning, Urban Design, Public Policy, or related field by the start date for the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. ABDs or Master level candidates with relevant work experience will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.
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'One in a million' yellow cardinal sighted at backyard feeder

Late last month, a woman in Alabaster, Alabama spotted an unusual bird in her backyard feeder, which was soon revealed to be an extremely rare yellow-pigmented Northern cardinal. AL.com reports: Auburn University biology professor Geoffrey Hill said the cardinal in the photos is an adult male in the same species as the common red cardinal, but carries a genetic mutation that causes what would normally be brilliant red feathers to be bright yellow instead. Alabaster resident Charlie Steph...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Alabama, Birds, Plumage, Genetic Mutation, Hill, Stephenson, Ornithology, Auburn University, National Audubon Society, Wild Bird, LeBaron, Xanthochroism, Yellow Cardinal


Mossy Oak Presents $10,000 NWTF Scholarship to Rachel Hollingsworth

Mossy Oak Presents $10,000 NWTF Scholarship to Rachel Hollingsworth WEST POINT, MS – -(Ammoland.com)- Mossy Oak is proud to award Rachel Hollingsworth with the 2017 Dr. James Earl Kennemer Academic Scholarship in the amount of $10,000.“Receiving this scholarship is a dream come true for me,” said Hollingsworth. As a life-long outdoorswoman, it is an honor and a blessing to receive this award from Mossy Oak and the NWTF as I will use the funds to further my education and accomplish my academic ...
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