cows

Greenhouse Gases

Feeding Cows Space Food Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Scientists want to bring back an environmentally friendly food source NASA tested on its astronauts in the 1960s: bacteria. Germs never tasted so good.
Mirjam Guesgen
6.27.18
Conservation

A Researcher Got Paid $300,000 to Resign After He Said Shooting Wolves Is Bad

Robert Wielgus, director of the Carnivore Conservation Lab, received a settlement from the school after he sued for infringing on his academic freedom.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.18
cow control to major tom

This Farmer Sent a Message to Tesla’s ‘Spaceman’ Using Cows

Derek Klingenberg's “cow art” is a clever mix of math and cattle.
Samantha Cole
3.15.18
HOTY2017

This Entrepreneur Is Growing Organic Leather Without the Cows

Andras Forgacs co-founded Modern Meadow to revolutionize the materials we wear everyday.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
hurricane harvey

Islands of Starving Cows Discovered After Hurricane Harvey

Though cows can swim better than you might think, they can’t tread water forever.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.5.17
FOOD

The UN Needs to Tell Everyone to Eat Less Meat

Climate change and antibiotic resistance are two hot topics, but we’re overlooking a simple solution.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.21.16
FOOD

This Startup Is Making Cow-Free Cow’s Milk Because Vegan Ice Cream Sucks

Perfect Day Foods uses 3D-printed milk DNA to brew real cow’s milk, without the cow.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.16.16
FOOD

Farmers Use Slack and Share Memes At Work, Too

Some things are the same whether you work in an office in Brooklyn or a dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.5.16
Canada

Canada Might Finally Reopen Its Prison Farms

Inmates would milk cows and bale hay while doing time.
Kate Lunau
7.13.16
Technologies

How Texting Helps Maasai Farmers Avoid Lion Attacks in Rural Tanzania

Cellphones are still relatively new in some parts of Tanzania, but have drastically impacted the way farmers work.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.30.16
News

Dairy Farm Accused of Beating Cows Finally Faces Charges After Two Years

One of the largest dairy farms in Canada is now facing 20 counts of animal cruelty.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.2.16
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

What Is Night Milk?

Why milk taken from cows at night might be the answer to better shut-eye.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.22.16