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Well That Stinks! Reporters Blow Cow Farts Out Of Proportion

Well That Stinks! Reporters Blow Cow Farts Out Of Proportion

Apparently cows are terrorists too. Last month, journalists reportedin what can only be described as a chicken-run scenario of cows plotting their big escapethat a herd of dairy cows in central Germany caused an explosion in their housing facility.

February 13, 2014 — Julie Hecht
IgNobels 2013: Is your cow going to lie down soon?

IgNobels 2013: Is your cow going to lie down soon?

Is your cow more likely to lie down the longer its been standing? This seems like a really silly question, it seems like the longer something has been standing, the more likely it will be to lie down.

September 24, 2013 — Scicurious
Dog Farts Blow Up Building

Dog Farts Blow Up Building

Well, not quite. But maybe they wrecked a few Dog Fart Suits. But did cow farts blow up a building in Germany? Or is that just an April Fools joke?

April 1, 2014 — Julie Hecht
What Do Dogs and Cows Have in Common?

What Do Dogs and Cows Have in Common?

I meant to tell you this earlier. The Dog Spies tag line: ‘Explore the science behind the dog in your bed is actually short for Explore the science behind the dog in your bed and all the other animals we interact with and care for.’ You can see why brevity won, but this expanded [...]

February 12, 2014 — Julie Hecht
Biological Decision Making: The Strange Connection Between Cows and Bacteria

Biological Decision Making: The Strange Connection Between Cows and Bacteria

Are cows more likely to lie down the longer they stand? This apparently simple question turns out to have an unexpected answer. The study, by a team of Scottish sustainable livestock systems researchers, won the 2013 IgNobel Prize for probability and has left many people puzzled about the mysteries of cow behavior.

January 14, 2014 — Christina Agapakis

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