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Search Of DNA In Dogs, Mice And People Finds 4 Genes Linked To OCD

Enlarge this image Dogs may not wash their paws compulsively, but some humans and canines have similar genetic mutations that may influence obsessive behavior. Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images People who have obsessive-compulsive disorder can get trapped inside a thought. It repeats itself, like a stuck song. Did I lock the door? Is that doorknob is clean enough to touch? I better wash my hands again – and again. The biology underpinning this loop remains murky to scientists, but scientists are…

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Delta Refused To Search For Dog That Escaped At Airport, Family Claims

A family has claimed Delta Air Lines refused to help find their dog after it escaped the tarmac of Tampa International Airport. Brady, a 4-year-old hound mix, chewed its transport crate and ran away. The dog was being flown from Tampa to Bermuda to reunite with her family, who recently moved there. The incident took place when the dog was being loaded onto a Delta plane. The dog has not been found since it escaped last week.  “Brady is part of our family,” her owner, William Gideon, told People magazine. “We are…

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Crews search air, water for missing worker after blast

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert KENNER, La. (AP) — Authorities searched by air and water Monday for a Texas man who disappeared when an oil and gas platform exploded on a lake near New Orleans. Seven people were injured in the Sunday night blast and fire, including three who were in critical condition, authorities said. The explosion happened on an oil and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Crews…

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Google Search Tricks to Make Your Searches 10x Faster and Better

Let’s face it, Google’s impressive search engine has almost all the answers that you could possibly be looking for. You think of a query or questions, and then you ‘just Google it.’ We spend on average four hours per week on Google searches. Seems implausible? Think of all the times that you don’t quite get the search result you want. You may make several different efforts at entering search phrases. Not only that, but even if you enter the correct search phrase, you may need to have scrolled through pages…

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