It was 1948, just after the end of the war, and some conservation officers in Idaho had a beaver problem at hand. It required imagination and boy, they sure did have some! Read all about it here!
This is just mind-blowing and fits very much in my particular scientific interests. Check it out, or at least watch the video because it was filmed by a goshawk.
This proposal for sequencing the genomes of a million people seems like a massive effort – and expensive – and I’m not sure what to make of it.
“Humans seem to be constructing a linguistic bridge of sorts, one that when crossed will reunite us with Eden, where animals and humans live in the harmony of communication. But it makes one wonder if that bridge is being built on literary imagination or on reality.” – A lovely piece on the human nature to create ‘talking animals‘.
Want to live a long life? Learn from the naked mole rats. (P.S. You can keep your clothes on)