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Posts tagged pets

November 8, 2011

 

The pygmy marmoset is generally considered 'cute' by members of the human species.

The Fluffy Science Of Cute

It's a fact, we love adorable things, but we still don't really know why.

April 25, 2011

 

Is There Any Danger In Sleeping With Your Pets?

Are there health risks associated with sleeping with your pet?

November 9, 2010

 

How To Grow Your Own Catnip

Catnip is a great treat for your favorite cat. The best news is that catnip is easy to grow!

September 21, 2010

 

10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

July 2, 2010

 

Owning A Pet Is Beneficial To Your Health

Do you own a pet? Chances are you're healthier than a friend who doesn't own a companion animal.

June 4, 2009

 

How To Display Dominance When Training Your Dog

If you read dog-training books, you've probably learned that to control your dog, you have to display dominance. Find out more on this Moment of Science.

April 30, 2009

 

Overweight Stars

Astronomers have proposed two theories to explain the mysterious origin of blue stragglers.

September 8, 2005

 

Cats on the Blink

Cats send all sorts of nonverbal signals, both to each other and to us humans. One of those signals is a blink. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 9, 2005

 

Purring

Scratch a friendly cat behind the ears and she’s likely to reward you with a deep purring. Have you ever wondered exactly how a cat makes this noise, and why a cat would want to do so in the first place? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 12, 2005

 

The World’s Largest Cockroach: Rhinoceros Cockroaches

Believe it or not, the Australian burrowing cockroach, also known as the rhinoceros cockroach, is one of Australia's most popular pets.

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