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The Earth Has a Microbiome — And It Needs Help

A new study investigates life in Earth’s microbiome and warns that bacteria, fungi and viruses are at risk of extinction.

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Researchers Develop New Technology to Read Pigs’ Emotions

The automated emotion recognition tool can apparently be used to assess pig welfare on farms. But advocates say it is too little too late.

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Clean Meat: The Logical Solution to End Factory Farming

Clean meat is a relatively new idea and one that will likely be called numerous things as it grows. Some people and organizations are calling it “cultured meat,” “cruelty-free meat,” “cell-based meat,” and “lab-grown meat.”