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In this techno-centric age, it’s easy to forget about tangible things like paper, pipe cleaners, bits of wire and the endless array of possibilities they present. “Imaginate” at the Arizona Science Center reminds us of the simple joy of puttering and the inherent value it holds for the next generation of innovators, engineers and world-changers.
SAN FRANCISCO — The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
The Big Attack
BRAINTREE, Mass. — Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.
This is Whizbeedit, a domestic short-haired brown Tabby female kitten. She has lots of energy, but also likes to be held and be pet by her people. Whizbeedit expresses her appreciation with lots of purring.
If you travel with your dog and prefer small inns and B&Bs over chain hotels, it can be frustrating that so few allow pets. If you listen to some innkeepers' stories, though, you may wonder why any of them do.
WASHINGTON — Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.
LOS ANGELES — To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog.
The Chandler-Hamilton game went as this rivalry tends to go for 47 1/2 minutes on Friday night.
Animal Care and Control spokeswoman Melissa Gable said three of the four dogs were euthanized Tuesday afternoon. The dogs' remains are being sent to the state lab to be tested for rabies. Gable said officials expect to have the test results by the end of the week.
Maricopa Animal Care and Control officials confirmed Tuesday that three of the four pit bull mix dogs that attacked and killed a 2-year-old boy and seriously injured his babysitter have been euthanized.
Mesa High School senior Karina Rivera remembered the moment when she realized her school was special.
LOS ANGELES — For $349, your dog can learn to fly.
This week’s 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington is being observed with marches, speeches, and speculation on what causes Dr. King would embrace today.
NEW YORK — Emily Oster isn't a baby doctor. She's an economist and a mom who wanted to know more about all those rules handed down to women after the pregnancy stick goes pink.
A feline sanctuary in Gilbert had to increase its space recently after Mesa Animal Control Unit asked Save the Cats Arizona Arizona to remove five dozen cats from an East Valley home.
Pepsi is a domestic long-haired brown tabby cat with white markings.
NEW YORK — Thomas Sohmers, 17, of Hudson, Mass., has been working at a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since he was 13, developing projects ranging from augmented reality eyewear to laser communications systems. This spring, his mom, Penny Mills, let him drop out of 11th grade. She says she "could see how much of the work he was doing at school wasn't relevant to what he wanted to learn."
BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Kismet and Karma chase each other back and forth in their “penthouse.” The kitten and puppy stop to play with a two-legged visitor, then their game begins anew.
NEW YORK — Bodies tensed and noses twitching, the dogs sniff the hunting ground before them: a lower Manhattan alley, grimy, dim and perfect for rats. With a terse command — "Now!" — the chase is on.
Let Figarro be your family’s next feline friend!
MULBERRY, Ark. — A small but growing number of farmers have been experimenting with an edible soybean as they look to capitalize on Americans' interest in adding non-meat proteins to their diets.
Karma is a domestic short-haired buff and white large male kitty.