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Can CRISPR gene editing give us an allergy-free cat?

If you’re among the 10% of people who are allergic to cats, you can blame a protein found in cat ...
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Podcast: That weird time in history when humans had 24 pairs of chromosomes

Everyone knows that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. But if you'd looked at a textbook in the 1940s, the ...
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Maybe cats do recognize their own names

Dogs are amazing at recognizing their own names, but scientists are less certain about whether cats have this ability. New ...
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Podcast: How agriculture spurred the domestication of wild cats

Geneticist Eva-Maria Geigl: Early grain farms attracted rodents—and wild cats that were social enough to hunt them near human settlements ...