The heat-resistant ‘cow of the future’

Photo by Raluca Mateescu

Time for some cow math. Angus + Brahman = Brangus.

Angus cattle, originally from Scotland, are one of the most popular breeds for beef in the world. With black or red coloring and natural lack of horns, the breed is used for crossbreeding to introduce positive traits in cows. Angus […]

Keep your animals safe in the summer heat

It’s summer, and it’s hot. So hot, in fact, that some states have seen all-time record highs already this summer. My dog and I are enjoying the air conditioning at the moment, staying out of the blazing sun until the cool evening hours. Our animals, however, can’t always avoid the sweltering heat.

Hyperthermia is the […]

Researchers successfully ID people from their microbial cloud

Research has explored the human microbiome for several years and it has been known that every person’s skin is teeming with millions of different microbes creating a living, breathing habitat layer unique to every individual.

However, new research is showing that the human microbiome actually extends beyond a person’s skin and into the air around […]