Cats put sight over smell in finding food
Cats may prefer to use their eyes rather than follow their nose when it comes to finding the location of food, according to new research by leading animal behaviourists.
Cat shelter findings: Less stress with box access
Spontaneous wave function collapse can suppress acoustic Schrodinger cat states
Best of Last Week – Parallel worlds, China completes moon round trip and progress in preventing GI cancers
(Phys.org) —Impressive things were happening in physics and the sciences in general last week, starting with a radical new theory from physicists at Griffith University—they are proposing the idea of the existence and interaction of parallel worlds—a many interacting worlds theory ...
Physicists add 'quantum Cheshire Cats' to list of quantum paradoxes
Physicists propose measure of macroscopicity; Schrodinger's cat scores a 57
Scientists tame Schrodinger's cat for a new type of quantum computer
Physicists at the University of Sussex have tamed one of the most counterintuitive phenomena of modern science in their quest to develop a new generation of machines capable of revolutionizing the way we ...
Picturing Schrodinger's cat: Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method
Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), and the University of Vienna have developed a fundamentally new ...
Rainbow cat collars may save birds
It might resemble a flashback to early 90s fashion but a scrunchie-like collar cover could be the key to reducing the amount of wildlife your cat kills.
Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds
There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
Time for a bold dingo experiment in NSW national park
Allowing dingoes to return to Sturt National Park in NSW, Australia and researching the results may be the key to managing the future of dingoes and many threatened native mammals, University of Sydney researchers ...
Prehistoric climate change due to cosmic crash in Canada: Team reveals cause of global climate shift 12,900 years ago
For the first time, a dramatic global climate shift has been linked to the impact in Quebec of an asteroid or comet, Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues report in a new study. The cataclysmic event ...
Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet
Scientists have unearthed the oldest big cat fossil yet, suggesting the predator—similar to a snow leopard—evolved in Asia and spread out.
How the cheetah got its stripes—a genetic tale
Feral cats in Northern California have enabled researchers to unlock the biological secret behind a rare, striped cheetah found only in sub-Saharan Africa, according to researchers at the Stanford University ...