cats
Ever Wonder…
Jef Akst | Jan 10, 2012
How does catnip work?
Cat Cravings
Cat Cravings
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.
Fluorescent Cats Aid Research
Fluorescent Cats Aid Research
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 13, 2011
Tiny, adorable and…green? Glowing kittens may answer questions about neurobiology and disease.
Parasite Spurs Rat Sexual Frenzy
Tia Ghose | Aug 19, 2011
The parasite Toxoplasma gondii furthers its transmission by making rats go wild for the scent of cat urine.
Behavior brief
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research.