Animal Nosework

Parasite Found in Cats Linked to Behavior Change in Humans

There is a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii that can live in a number of different mammals, but must carry out its reproductive cycle inside a cat gut. In order to spread from cat to cat the bacteria uses a strategy of infecting and editing rodent brains by their contact with cat feces. Since rodents eat […]

Rats Smell Better Than We Think They Do

Rats are awesome creatures whose noses work much better than ours. Their success rate of sniffing out Tuberculosis is much higher than the modern testing equipment we use. Should we go to the rats?   Click Here for the Article