Cats
Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear, with a skull... more
Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear,... more
For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday. more
Linguists found the weirdest languages – and English is one of them  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Is English "weird"? Many of us might feel this is true when we're trying to explain the complex spelling rules of the language, or... more
Scientists decry USDA’s decision to end cat parasite research  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Shuttering of U.S. Toxoplasma lab after protests disrupts important vaccine work, researchers say more
Scientists decry USDA's decision to end cat parasite research  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Shuttering of U.S. toxoplasma lab after protests disrupts important vaccine work, say researchers more
Hello, kitty: Cats recognize their own names, according to new Japanese research  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Pet cats can recognize their own names if their names are used regularly by their owners, according to new results. Projects to understand simple... more
Dogged researchers show that dingoes keep feral cats in check  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Dingoes play a key role in the conservation of Australian outback ecosystems by suppressing feral cat populations, a UNSW Sydney study has found. more
Cats Might Not Act Like It, But They Know Their Names As Well As Dogs, Study Says  NPR · 2 weeks
In the study by Japanese researchers, cats reacted to their own name. Researchers say... more
Cats Don't Fetch, But Know Their Names As Well As Dogs, Researchers Say  NPR · 2 weeks
In the study by Japanese researchers, cats reacted to their own name. Researchers say it's the first evidence showing cats can understand... more
Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. more
Cats recognize their own names  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
A new study suggests that cats can tell their names apart from other spoken words. more
Optical tweezers achieve new feats of capturing atoms  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Trapping single atoms is a bit like herding cats, which makes researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder expert feline wranglers. more
Brain scan evidence in criminal sentencing: A blessing and a curse  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Brain evidence is playing an increasing role in criminal trials in the United States. An analysis indicates that brain evidence such as MRI or CAT scans... more
Tiger geckos in Vietnam could be the next species sold into extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
While information about the conservation status of the tiger gecko species is largely missing, these Asian lizards are already particularly vulnerable to extinction. A... more
Study finds nearly a third of cat owners use food puzzles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Cat food puzzles are exactly what they sound like. The puzzles can be any object that holds food and requires your feline friend to figure out... more
Saber-toothed cats were fierce and family-oriented  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
New details shift the debate on whether Smilodon lived and hunted in packs, and answer questions about other behaviors and abilities. more
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