Cattlemen are hoping to weed out a newly discovered genetic defect in Angus cattle.
Developmental duplication, or DD, is a recessive defect that causes the calves to develop extra limbs (most commonly, extra front legs), a condition called polymelia. Calves affected by DD often die in utero. However, animals born with extra limbs can […]
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they aren’t the only animal that has a long domestic history with humans.
New research published in Nature Communications shows that domesticated pigs were alive and well in Germany about 500 years earlier than previously believed, around 4600 B.C. The findings come from new fossil and DNA evidence […]
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New Zealand officials hope a new law will help better regulate designer drugs.
The Psychoactive Substances Bill, which was passed last month, restricts the sale of drugs that don’t meet safety requirements while also prohibiting the sale of unregulated psychoactive substances until they’ve been approved. The bill […]
Although the problems caused by drunk driving are well known, its lesser-known cousin drugged driving also can have devastating consequences.
Drugged driving refers to operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs, including illegal substances and those prescribed by a doctor. Often, these drugs can cause impairment, such as reduced motor function, poor judgment and […]