What cats can teach us about human genetics

Man’s new best friend: What cats can teach us about human genetics and precision medicine

Human Genomes Are Surprisingly Cat-Like

Cat genomes are more similar to ours than those of mice and dogs, yet researchers say felines are underutilized in genetic studies of disease

Cats have genomes that are structured in much the same way that humans are, and an article published this week in the journal Trends in Genetics argues this unique quality has been underutilized by scientists who have more commonly studied mice and dogs, reports Katherine J. Wu for the Atlantic.

There have been some researches about cats, not only how they are similar to humans but also how their way of thinking and living can be linked to human philosophy. A book that John Gray written is a good sample of that.

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