Tag Archives: Livestock

08Nov/17

Eurek-baa: Scientists find sheep can recognise human faces

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (UNKNOWN/DATE UPLOADED: NOVEMBER 7, 2017) (JENNY MORTON/UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE) – Sheep have been trained to recognise the faces of celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases. Continue reading

07Jan/17

France gives employees out of hours “right to switch off” in world first

A new French labour law gives employees the “right to switch off” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes to preserve off-hours and holiday time.

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09Feb/16

Goat arrested in India for grazing on judge’s lawn

Grass is not always greener on the other side — the harsh reality dawned on Babli, a female goat, when she found herself in “police custody” in India for grazing on nearby lawns.

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26Jun/15

Polish pigs prefer Mozart to metal

A Polish scientific breeding study shows that pigs are Mozart connoisseurs rather than budding metalheads. Nathan Frandino reports.
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