Genomic back-breeding returns extinct “supercow” to Europe

Described as “mighty beasts that stood almost as tall as elephants, with lean, powerful frames and fearsome horns,” the earliest form of cows did not look much like the cows of today. Known as aurochs, these animals were the largest land mammals in Europe, until the rise of human civilization decimated their numbers. Records shows […]

Think spring cleaning eliminates household bugs? Think again.

Spring cleaning is on the to-do list for many this time of year, but before you reach for your broom and mop, you may want to be prepared for the creatures you could find in your dustpan — who are also sharing your home.

A recent study published in the journal PeerJ took up the […]