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August 7, 2010

 

sticks of butter

Moo! Scientists Are Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel From Butter

Scientists are investigating alternatives for biodiesel fuel and have turned to butter!

February 20, 2009

 

Milking cows with machines

Got Milk? Thank the Anatolians from 7000 BC

Scientists developed a technique to identify the residue of fats from cows' milk on ancient pieces of pottery.

September 27, 2003

 

Cows and Waterbeds?

The first cows that come back from milking head right for the stalls with waterbeds, and some cows have been known to wait around for other cows to clear out so that they can grab their spot.

September 27, 2003

 

Animal Manure Cleans Up Water Pollution

Humans are fouling the planet at an unprecedented rate. In this Moment of Science, we talk about a substance that we normally might consider a pollutant, but can also be used to clean up pollution. It may come as a surprise to you to learn that different kinds of animal manure may help treat some [...]

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