Archaeologists reconstruct an ancient Aryan bow

A unique compound bow from the Bronze Age nearly 2 meters tall was reconstructed from authentic materials by SUSU specialists as part of an international team. This weapon had the greatest accuracy, shooting distance and ...

Horn fly resistance observed in organic Holstein cattle

Some Holstein dairy cattle, particularly those with white coat coloration, naturally fend off the horn fly, a parasitic insect known to cause stress and disease in grazing cattle, according to new research conducted in Penn ...

Radioactive rhino horns may deter poachers in S.Africa

South African scientists are studying ways to inject radioactive material into rhino horns to make them easier to detect at border posts, a move to discourage poaching, a researcher said on Friday.

Rhino anti-poaching research goes nuclear

From 2010 to 2019 over 9,600 rhinos were killed in poaching attacks. On this current trajectory, South Africa's rhino will be nearing extinction in nine years.

Mystery of four-horned goats and sheep finally solved

Some members of the Bovidae family have additional horns. In fact, a few local breeds of sheep, which have been selected by many generations of breeders, are known for their multiple horns. Some goats may spontaneously develop ...

South Africa cuts rhino poaching by half: minister

The number of South African rhinos killed by poachers fell by half in the first six months of the year, but 166 were slaughtered nonetheless, the environment minister said Friday.

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