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Do Cows Talk? Researchers Find Out What’s Behind All That Mooing

The ability to communicate between a mother and her offspring isn't just between humans. Scientists in England have found that cows share the same bond with their calves and get their message across t…

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Real Food: Harder to Find Than You Think (Infographic)

Does your food look real? Does it taste real? Okay. But is it actually real? We all know the difference between a spring salad and a microwave burrito, but even lean chicken, "fresh" produce and vibra…

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The Missing Children You Won’t See On Milk Cartons

We were driving down a long dusty highway, just after crossing from Texas into New Mexico. There wasn't much to see at first; it was an expansive brown and sporadically industrialized desert speckled …

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8 Fascinating Facts About Cows

    Click through to learn some mind-blowing facts about cows! See Also: What Should You Do if You Find a Baby Bird?   1. Cows are quite socially complex creatures. T…

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Cow Wants a Kiss (Video)

This cow wants a kiss, but Bow the dog doesn't want to return the love!   What's with all the cow content? One wily Care2 member, Bessie Holstein, decided cows were underrepresented and…

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Is Our Food Fracked?

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a method of natural gas extraction using deep natural gas well drilling. A well is drilled and millions of gallons of water, sand and proprietary chemicals are in…

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Farm Feeds Cows Candy Because Corn is Too Expensive

  It's been a rough summer for farmers across much of the United States. The worst drought in decades has destroyed millions of acres of crops, dried up water supplies, and forced the price of…

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The True Impact of Hamburgers (Video)

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger On average, Americans eat three burgers a week. That may sound surprising in statistic form, but it squares pretty evenly with our nation's fast food infatuation…

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Chiropractors for Cows?

Dairy farmers use chiropractors to keep cows comfortable in an attempt to boost milk output. Photo Credit: I-Man--10N via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook   // …

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Scientists Tackle Cow Emissions

Scientists have long accepted that gas from farm animals is a major factor in climate change, but how do you stop cattle and sheep from doing what comes naturally? Science News by NewsLook v…

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