Human Gene in Kiwi Sheep

We get enough flak for our supposed close relationship with sheep, but this is ridiculous. Thousands of sheep are walking around with a gene inside them which, it turns out, came from a blood sample donated by a woman in Denmark during the 1980s. The research is part of an effort to find a cure for cystic fibrosis in humans.


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How New Zealand Genetics Make Milk in Brazil

How New Zealand Genetics Make Milk in Brazil

New Zealander Craig Bell, co-founder of premium Brazil-based milk company Leitíssimo, likens his product to a time machine. “We have a lot of consumers who told us that ‘this stuff actually…