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domestication

Pets harbor different microbes from their wild relatives

Swapping the diets of wild and domesticated animals could only explain some of the microbial differences

Why did ancient cats begin hanging around humans?

New research suggests they had a taste for the rodents we attracted

Cats are like tiny, judgmental camels

Hailing from the desert, cats sneer in the face of heatwaves

Produced in partnership with New Harvest

Lab-grown meat could bring about the next agricultural revolution

Cultured meat would require less land, less water and potentially produce less greenhouse gases

What modern conservationists can learn from humanity's long history with rainforests

There's a growing body of evidence that humans have been modifying tropical forests for over 40,000 years