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Stories by Julie Hecht

Why the Long Look, Dog?

Yes, that dog is staring at you because he wants your sandwich, but there’s more to a dog’s long gaze than that — it can tell us how they understand emotions.

March 31, 2016 — Julie Hecht

The Art of Dog

Science needs artists. Check out the #SciArt Tweet Storm, and see for yourself.

March 7, 2016 — Julie Hecht

Does My Dog Love Me?

If there's any day where it's okay to talk about dog love, today is that day. Do dogs love us? How would we know?

February 14, 2016 — Julie Hecht

Do Dogs Know Other Dogs Are Dogs?

This is not a philosophical riddle. Despite their highly variable appearance, dogs can recognize one another by sight alone

December 29, 2015 — Julie Hecht
Be a Cat Researcher

Be a Cat Researcher

Try these five citizen science projects focused on cats

November 10, 2015 — Julie Hecht