Day: December 17, 2015

Cats Are Picky Eaters Because They Can Taste ‘Bitter’ Better

A new study seems to explain why cats are apparently fussy eaters – they might have taste buds more sensitive to bitter foods, possibly to protect them from consuming potential toxins. The paper is published in PLOS ONE. When the genome of cats was analysed, it was found that they share pieces of DNA with

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Human Sleep Is Shorter & More Efficient Than That Of Other Mammals

Humans, compared to other mammals including primates, enjoy less sleep that is also more efficient, according to the findings of a new study published in the journal Evolutionary Anthropology. A team of researchers from Duke University made a database of slumber patterns encompassing over hundreds of mammals. 21 species of primates were included in the

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