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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Congenitally deaf cats have better peripheral vision

When the brain is deprived of input from one sense it often compensates with above normal performance in another sense.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/congenitally-deaf-cats-have-better-peripheral-vision/

Cats make the headlines

Tabloid and local newspapers as well as BBC radio recently reported on research from 2010 which involved cats.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/cats-make-the-headlines/

A Question of Care

From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/a-question-of-care/

'Glow in the dark' cats aids HIV research

Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/glow-in-the-dark-cats-aids-hiv-research/

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