European Grey Wolf

An article published in the journal “Proceedings of the Royal Society B” describes a search that turns upside down the cliché about wolves (photo ©Katerina Hlavata) are aggressive while dogs are tolerant. Friederike Range, Caroline Ritter and Zsófia Virányi of the Messerli Research Institute of the University in Vienna, Austria, conducted tests on mongrel dogs and wolves raising them in the same conditions. The conclusion is that dogs have a steeper hierarchy and are less tolerant than wolves to their conspecifics.

The old and the new face of NetMassimo Blog side by side

About four and a half years after its birth, for the first time I changed the theme of my NetMassimo Blog. This was necessary in order to adapt it to the new requirements related to a proper display on mobile devices. The spread of such type of visits also prompted Google to consider the correct view of a site on mobile devices as a parameter in its search ranking.