Apparently, the ratio of one dog year to seven human years isn’t entirely accurate. A new method in determining age reveals that dogs age very quickly in their younger years and slow down once they hit their seventh birthday. The new method measures changes in chemicals in genes, and is predicted to accurately determine the age not only of dogs but also of humans and other animals.
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Kai Cheng’s professor had a brilliant scheme. In his first lecture, he promised that each lecture would feature a “Lie of the Day”. But why? It made his students more attentive and analytical, poring over every detail of his lecture and making sense of why things were true. It was such a powerful teaching method that his students digested his most technical lectures quite easily because they tried so hard to catch his lie. The kicker? There was no lie in that first lecture; he had lied about that too! Read full article here