27 Jun '17, 5pm

Why fight climate change when you can create heat-resistant cows?

Associate professor Raluca Matesscu, one of the lead researchers on this Frankenstein project, says that more than half of the world’s cattle live in hot and humid environments. And the team alleges that the stress of that heat (without so much as a cooling margarita in site) can lead to the inability to regulate body temperature. Basically, heat-stroke is not a very flavourful or cost effective ingredient for animal agriculturalists. Not subjecting animals to any of the discomforts of being property probably wasn’t considered as a viable option.

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