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Fears can be inherited through smell. What the Buffalo Tells Us About the American Spirit. Genome Editing Rewrites the Future of Dairy Cattle. Four years ago, Scott Fahrenkrug saw an ABC News segment about the dehorning of dairy cows, a painful procedure that makes the animals safer to handle.

Genome Editing Rewrites the Future of Dairy Cattle

The shaky undercover video showed a black-and-white Holstein heifer moaning and bucking as a farmhand burned off its horns with a hot iron. Fahrenkrug, a molecular geneticist then at the University of Minnesota, thought he had a way to solve the problem. He could create cows without horns. He could save farmers money. And by eliminating the dairy industry’s most unpleasant secret, he might even score a public relations success for genetic engineering. The technology Fahrenkrug believes could do all this is called genome editing (see “Genome Surgery” and “Genome Editing”). With livestock, gene editing offers some extraordinary possibilities. That could upend the global livestock industry. The use of the technology remains experimental and far from the food chain. GMO Bust To date, GMO food animals have been a complete bust. Scared to Death. The Best Experimental Film About Cats Ever Made. During the mid 1940s, Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid made films together as a husband-and-wife team.

The Best Experimental Film About Cats Ever Made

Who did what and who deserves the credit for directing or shooting their films remains disputed scholarly territory, but suffice to say, they were great together. The first film they created was the 1943 short epic, Meshes in the Afternoon, which attempted to capture the movements of the subconscious in its repetitions and startling shifts in perspective and scene. It's gone on to become one of the most recognized and cited American experimental movies of the period. Newstead Abbey white peacock hatched from eBay egg - BBC News. 8 August 2014Last updated at 07:55 ET The white peacock has been named Tracy after an employee at Newstead Abbey.

Newstead Abbey white peacock hatched from eBay egg - BBC News

Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy - life - 16 July 2014. Read full article Continue reading page |1|2 Video: Electric bacteria connect to form wires Unlike any other life on Earth, these extraordinary bacteria use energy in its purest form – they eat and breathe electrons – and they are everywhere STICK an electrode in the ground, pump electrons down it, and they will come: living cells that eat electricity.

Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy - life - 16 July 2014

We have known bacteria to survive on a variety of energy sources, but none as weird as this. Unlike any other living thing on Earth, electric bacteria use energy in its purest form – naked electricity in the shape of electrons harvested from rocks and metals. That should not come as a complete surprise, says Kenneth Nealson at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. In the process, cells make ATP, a molecule that acts as an energy storage unit for almost all living things. Baboon Study: Sisters Make You Popular. Index.url. The Wilds Advancing Conservation through Science, Education & Personal Experience.url. 5 Effective Ways To Handle Difficult People. “Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.”

5 Effective Ways To Handle Difficult People

~Eckhart Tolle It’s morning; you’re in a great mood. You’re relaxed and have plenty of time to practice your morning routine. After a delicious breakfast you head out to start your day. Then it happens: you encounter a difficult person and your calm turns to calamity. We all have encounters with people who prefer to stay miserable, making everything difficult. As a former miserable person I know it was my inability to handle my mental and emotional states that kept me oozing all over others. Most often that helplessness manifested into continuous critiquing, judging, anger, and sometimes even pure rage. Difficult people are demanding.

Difficult people haven’t yet learned to take responsibility for their whole selves—mind, body, and spirit. This 3200 Year Old Tree Is So Huge It's Never Been Captured In A Single Image...Until Now. Although we like to think humans are greatest species on earth, The President gives us a stoic reality check by dwarfing these scientists with his enormous trunk.

This 3200 Year Old Tree Is So Huge It's Never Been Captured In A Single Image...Until Now.

In his 3200 years, he has seen a hundred generations of humans come and go. He has weathered thousands of storms, fires, harsh winters, earthquakes, and even climate change - but is growing even faster than ever before. To visit the "Giant Forest" at Sequoia National Park and witness the majesty in person, more info here. Share his story with others by clicking below! Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers: James Balog, Terry Tempest Williams: 9780847838868: Species Care Sheet. These care sheets are based on my personal experiences with that particular species.

Species Care Sheet

I have been keeping tarantulas since 1987. Most of the tarantulas listed below were raised by me from spiderlings or juveniles. The care sheets are for juveniles to adulthood for that particuliar species. In the listings, tarantulas not raised from spiderlings or juveniles, but were bought as sub-adults, are listed with an asterisk. They were, I believe, wild caught but have been kept for over three years. Because of the frequent molts of a spiderling, I keep all spiderlings on slightly damp substrate until they reaches the juvenile size for that particular species, with a lot of ventilation.