Scientists Ruminate on Ruminants

NZ scientists have joined the fight to save the planet – from methane. The gas produced by ruminants (cud-chewing animals) is one of the leading causes of global warming, well ahead of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. NZ researchers are experimenting with feeding sheep tannin-rich prairie grass, and have made steps towards creating a ‘green cow’ by altering the animal’s digestive system and removing the microbes behind methane production.


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Hello Cup Number One in Cosmo Beauty Rankings

Hello Cup Number One in Cosmo Beauty Rankings

The women behind the flourishing New Zealand period product company Hello are ecstatic after their flagship ‘Hello Cup’ was named the “best menstrual cup” in the world by US-based fashion and entertainment…