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How Calico Cats Could Help Cure Obesity
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, research, study, cats, Calico, obesity, cure )

- 1368 days ago -
Calico cats, with their funky mix of orange, black and white fur, could one day help humans to lose weight.
Cats Bring Potential Breakthrough in HIV Research
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, news, health, discovery, cats, HIV virus, goodnews )

- 1460 days ago -
Researchers from the University of Florida and University of California, San Francisco are reporting a surprise finding that may lead to the development of an effective vaccination against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Australian Cats and Foxes Don't Deserve Their Bad Rep
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, Australia, Australian National University, cats, discovery, foxes, interesting, news, science, study )

- 1548 days ago -
Foxes and cats have been the targets of numerous eradication campaigns in Australia. But now new research reports these predators help control a far more destructive one: the black rat. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
What Do Tigers and Kiwi Have in Common? The Answer Lies in Their Genes | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cats, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, tigers, slaughter, killing )

- 1648 days ago -
At first (and probably second) glance you wouldn't think that tigers and kiwis have all that much in common, but if you look deeper...
Scientists Use DNA From Poop to Track Rare Tigers
Science & Tech  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, conservation, cats, environment, extinction, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, tigers, investigation, endangered, design, interesting, investigation, science, scientists, study, performance, world, safety )

- 1653 days ago -
Bengal tigers can be elusive. They're classified as an endangered species, they're mostly nocturnal, and if they had their way, they wouldn't see many humans, either.
Air-Powered Cheetah Bot Has Feline Finesse
Science & Tech  (tags: robots, science, NewTechnology, cats, speed )

- 1724 days ago -
Roboticists around the world are in the process of reverse engineering the anatomical construction of cheetahs and other cats in an attempt to develop faster and more agile legged robots.
Lazy Eye in Kittens Cured By Total Darkness
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cats, kittens, treatment, science, investigation, discovery, lazy eye )

- 1730 days ago -
Canadian researchers have found out how to restore normal vision to kittens with a lazy eye without using an eye patch.
New Study Confirms Cats Pick a Healthy Diet If Right Food Is Available
Science & Tech  (tags: cats, research )

- 1798 days ago -
All cats selected foods that contained a dietary macronutrient intake target of approximately 52 percent of their daily calorie intake from protein, 36 percent from fat and 12 percent from carbohydrate.
Calloway Needs to Get Vetted So He Can Find a Home!
Science & Tech  (tags: cats, protection, rescued, donations needed )

- 2088 days ago -
Calloway was found at Calloway Gardens in Georgia. I was checking out at the motel, & outside the lobby door sat a very friendly, but obviously distressed kitty. He was trying to get the attention of anyone who passed by.
Heterochromia in Cats
Science & Tech  (tags: Heterochromia, in, Cats )

- 2192 days ago -
In a condition called complete heterochromia, the whole iris of one eye is a different color from the iris of the other eye.
Ancient Cat Goddess Temple Found In Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, cats )

- 2861 days ago -
Temple thought to belong to wife of king who ruled in 3rd century B.C.
New EU Funds for Non-Animal Testing
Science & Tech  (tags: animal testing, cosmetics, EU, Europe, alternatives, ethics, GoodNews, government, politics, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, death, dogs, cats, killed, law, society, world, research, science, NewTechnology, medicine, business )

- 2949 days ago -
A substantial fund of EUR50 million (US$74 million) is being offered to European research teams to develop alternatives to animal testing for cosmetics and related industries. Seems the EU is once again way ahead of the US in humane practices! Wise up US!
Sign Petition: Require Labels That Disclose "Animal Tested" Products
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, testing, science, labs, vivisection, cruelty, suffering, death, torture, dogs, cats, rabbits, monkeys )

- 3193 days ago -
Companies like Kleenex, IAMS and Procter and Gamble DO test on animals but they don't state this on their products. If this is made law people may think twice about purchasing a product "Tested On Animals". Lets step forward to change this omission.
Sign Petition: Tell the Senate To Criminalize Animal Testing!
Science & Tech  (tags: animal testing, vivisection, research, cruelty, suffering, death, dogs, cats, monkeys, rabbits, crime )

- 3195 days ago -
Laboratory animal testing is cruel and inhumane thus should be a punishable felony crime like other animal cruelty. With the technological advances in science today, it is becoming harder and harder to justify such a primitive and barbaric tradition.
115 Million Animals Used in Animal Experiments
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, protection, research, science, suffering, ethics, news, world, activists, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, cats, dogs, ethics, protection, suffering, medicine, scientists, study )

- 3386 days ago -
An estimated 115 million animals are used in animal experiments worldwide, although it is difficult to get the exact numbers.

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