China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic

Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.

Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.

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Termination of USDA’s Toxoplasmosis Lab Concerns Parasitologists
Termination of USDA’s Toxoplasmosis Lab Concerns Parasitologists
Shawna Williams | Apr 10, 2019
Some researchers say the abrupt end of the program will hobble the fight against a common parasite.
Image of the Day: Cat Trackers
Image of the Day: Cat Trackers
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 6, 2019
Researchers in Australia are capturing movement data by fitting cats with accelerometers and sending them outdoors.
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 5, 2019
The familiar word elicits a twitch of the ears or swish of the tail, suggesting felines can distinguish their names from other words.
Photos of the Year
Photos of the Year
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 21, 2018
From 500-million-year-old fat to a newly discovered virus, here are some stunners from The Scientist in 2018.
Wild Cat Conservationist Alan Rabinowitz Dies
Wild Cat Conservationist Alan Rabinowitz Dies
Ashley Yeager | Aug 8, 2018
The “Indiana Jones of Wildlife Protection” helped established nature preserves around the world.
Image of the Day: Jasper the Cat
Image of the Day: Jasper the Cat
The Scientist Staff | May 22, 2018
Researchers found a previously undiscovered hepadnavirus in an immunocompromised cat.
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | Mar 16, 2018
Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.
Cave Creature Genitalia, Other Weird Discoveries Net 2017 Ig Nobels
Cave Creature Genitalia, Other Weird Discoveries Net 2017 Ig Nobels
Shawna Williams | Sep 15, 2017
In one winning paper, scientists describe an insect whose females have evolved a penis-like appendage that penetrates males’ “vaginas.”
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Diana Kwon | Feb 27, 2017
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research