News tagged with domesticated animals

Feral chickens spread light on evolution

Different genes are involved during the adaptation of a domestic animal to life in the wild than when a wild animal becomes domesticated. This is the conclusion of a study led by a researcher at Linköping University in Sweden ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Evolution
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Careful surveillance and pet wearables

The Williams' residence in suburban Melbourne is home to three dogs and five humans. Life is often chaotic as each member of the household negotiates for space and attention. It's one of many Australian homes where animals ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Cats seem to grasp the laws of physics

Cats understand the principle of cause and effect as well as some elements of physics. Combining these abilities with their keen sense of hearing, they can predict where possible prey hides. These are the findings of researchers ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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