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Quantifying the moo

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (3 years ago)

From the USDA, via Eurekalert. The goal was quantifying the moo. Next step, regulation. Hello $10/gallon milk.  In the first detailed study on emissions from large-scale dairies, ARS researchers found that a commercial dairy with 10... Read Post

The moos you can moo

Academics / Linguistics : Language Log (yesterday)

Geoff Pullum, always forthright, looks at some typical journalistic anthropomorphisms about animal communication and calls them "lies" ("Now it's cows that use names (sigh)", LLOG 12/20/2014): The bottom line is that when it comes t... Read Post

Do Cows Moo "Get me the Hell out of Here" on Factory Farms?

Lifestyle / Pets & Animals : Animal Emotions (23 hours ago)

New research on "cow talk" shows that mothers and young share important messages using various types of moos. I hope this landmark research will be used to learn more about what cows and other food animals are saying and feeling as ... Read Post


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