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Cats’ Faces Hard to Read, Except for ‘Cat Whisperers,’ Research Finds

(Pixabay) December 2, 2019 – Cats have a reputation for being hard to read, but new research from the University of Guelph has found that some people are veritable “cat whisperers” who excel at deciphering subtle differences in cats’ faces that reveal mood. Women and those with veterinary experience were particularly good at recognizing cats’ […]

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Rapid Permafrost Thaw Unrecognized Threat to Landscape, Global Warming Researcher Warns

April 30, 2019 – A “sleeping giant” hidden in permafrost soils in Canada and other northern regions worldwide will have important consequences for global warming, says a new report led by University of Guelph scientist Merritt Turetsky. Scientists have long studied how gradual permafrost thaw occurring over decades in centimetres of surface soils will influence […]