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How catnip makes the chemical that causes cats to go crazy  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have shed light on how catnip -- also known as catmint -- produces the chemical that sends cats into a state of wanton abandon. more
How catnip makes the chemical that causes cats to go crazy  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers at John Innes Centre have shed light on how catnip—also known as catmint—produces the chemical that sends cats into a state of wanton abandon. more
Cereals use chemical defenses in a multifunctional manner against different herbivores  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of scientists from the University of Bern (Switzerland) and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology and their partners have characterized multiple functions of... more
Giant Siberian Rhinoceros Lived alongside Early Modern Humans  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
For a long time it was believed that a giant rhinoceros called Elasmotherium sibericum went extinct around 200,000 years ago —... more
Tassie devils' decline has left a feast of carrion for feral cats  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The decline of Tasmanian devils is having an unusual knock-on effect: animal carcasses would once have been gobbled up in short order by devils are now... more
White cat hair on black pants: Study measures stability of precision masses to benefit trade  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When are two nominally identical kilogram masses no longer identical? When each goes to a different place and... more
Spiny Tongues Help Cats Keep Cool, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
The cat tongue is covered in sharp, rear-facing spines called papillae, the precise function of which is a... more
How cat tongues help felines keep clean and cool  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A closer look at cat tongues helps explain why the animals' grooming is so effective and may inspire new brushes -- for pets and humans. more
Australian mammals at greatest risk from cats and foxes, new study  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research led by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has revealed which Australian mammals are most vulnerable to cats and foxes, and many much-loved potoroos, bandicoots... more
Australian mammals at greatest risk from cats and foxes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research has revealed which Australian mammals are most vulnerable to cats and foxes, and many much-loved potoroos, bandicoots and bettongs, as well as native rodents, are at the top... more
How do cats stay so clean? Video reveals secrets of the feline tongue  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Three-dimensional scans and thermal imaging give unprecedented insight into cat grooming more
The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get... more
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