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on The Pulse, November 14
Kerry Grens | Nov 14, 2014
Mounting and drilling a comet, mind-controlled gene expression, and dissecting cat genomes
Ig Nobels Honor Amusing Research
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 22, 2014
This year’s winners include those who’ve studied how dogs respond to magnetic fields, and the health risks of pet cats, among other things.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Abby Olena | Dec 17, 2013
Examination of bones found in a Chinese village suggests that domesticated felines lived side-by-side with humans 5,300 years ago.
Abby Olena | Nov 13, 2013
Paleontologists discover the oldest evidence yet suggesting that big cats originated in Asia.
Abby Olena | Oct 18, 2013
An anthrozoologist explores feline communication and cognition in an essay about domestic cats.
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2013
Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife.
Jef Akst | Jan 10, 2012
How does catnip work?
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2012
A mutated feline receptor for sweet tastes explains why cats don’t love sugar but do dig mushrooms.
Wildlife Biologist Goes Too Far?
Jef Akst | Nov 2, 2011
An avid conservationist is found guilty of attempting to poison feral cats, which she claims are a threat to wild birds.