Cats
Cat muzzles: cruel or useful?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
It's not unusual to slap a muzzle on a dog if it's being aggressive or not keen on being given an injection, but a muzzle is not part of your average cat's wardrobe. Yet there they are online,... more
Corsica's 'cat-fox': On the trail of what may be a new species  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In the forest undergrowth of northern Corsica, two wildlife rangers open a cage to reveal a striped, tawny-coated animal, one of 16 felines known... more
Heritable behavioral differences between cat breeds  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Cat breeds differ from each other in behavior with regard to activity, aggressiveness, shyness, sociability and stereotypical behavior. A study conducted at the University of Helsinki discovered that behavioral traits are highly heritable. Heritability of behavior... more
The benefits of being different  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Six different color morphs of the elusive Asiatic golden cat have been discovered in Northeast India -- with the findings being hailed as 'an evolutionary puzzle' -- as the world's greatest number of different colored wild cat species... more
The benefits of being different  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Six different colour morphs of the elusive Asiatic golden cat have been discovered in Northeast India—with the findings being hailed as "an evolutionary puzzle—as the world's greatest number of different coloured wild cat species in one area are... more
DNA and Protein Studies Shake Up Sloth Family Tree  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from cat-sized animals that lived in trees all the way up to... more
Diabetes can be detected in gut of cats  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The cat is the only animal, aside from humans and primates, which spontaneously develops type 2 diabetes. Therefore, researchers are interested in studying how diabetes develops in cats in order to learn... more
Diabetes can be detected in gut of cats  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Diabetes patients show reduced gut bacterial diversity, and now researchers have learned that the same is true of cats. The researchers behind the new study hope to be able to use cats... more
With molecular data storage, cat videos could outlast us all  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
From books to floppy disks to magnetic memory, technologies to store information continue to improve. Yet threats as simple as water and as complex as cyberattacks can still... more
Can Physicists Really Save Schrödinger’s Cat?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Whether the cat lives or dies isn't as unpredictable as scientists assumed. more
Can Physicists Really Save Schrödinger’s Cat?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Whether the cat lives or dies isn't as unpredictable as scientists assumed. more
Subdomains within orientation columns of primary visual cortex  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
In the mammalian visual system, early stages of visual form processing begin with orientation-selective neurons in primary visual cortex (V1). In many species (including humans, monkeys, tree shrews, cats, and ferrets), these... more
Tigers: The Largest Cats in the World  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Tigers are the biggest cats in the world, but their populations are struggling. With only 3,200 left in the wild, there are now more living in captivity than in the wild. more
Physicists Find Way to ‘Catch and Save’ Schrödinger’s Cat  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Schrödinger’s cat, a thought experiment envisioned by the Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935, is a paradox that... more
Saber-toothed cat fossils provide evidence of canines able to puncture a skull  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers with members affiliated with several institutions in Argentina has found evidence that suggests the canine teeth of the saber-toothed cat... more
Physicists can predict the jumps of Schrodinger's cat (and finally save it)  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Yale researchers have figured out how to catch and save Schrödinger's famous cat, the symbol of quantum superposition and unpredictability, by anticipating its jumps... more
Fossils reveal saber-toothed cats may have pierced rivals’ skulls  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Two Smilodon fossils skulls from Argentina have puncture holes likely left by the teeth of rival cats. more
More lighting alone does not create safer cities  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
"I walk this route to the train station. I often get cat-called whilst walking to the train. It's also very poorly lit at night." (Female, age 27) more
Two rare white tiger cubs find new home in Nicaragua  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat... more
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