News tagged with cows

The unique biology of human breast milk

Humans may have the most complex breast milk of all mammals. Milk from a human mother contains more than 200 different sugar molecules, way above the average 30-50 found in, for example, mouse or cow milk. The role of each ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Biochemistry
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For females, a little semen may go a long way

For most guys in the animal kingdom, sex is a once-and-done event. Females from species like rabbits and cows get sperm from their mates and not much else. But in a Forum article published March 3 in Trends in Ecology & Evolution, ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Texas blizzard kills 15,000 cows

A freak blizzard killed at least 15,000 dairy cows in the US state of Texas and for almost two days kept farmers from milking some of those that survived, officials said Monday.

dateJan 04, 2016 in Environment
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