Dugong sees red: Pig the sea cow predicts Labor will win Australian election (sort of) | Australian election 2022

Pig came out of the deep, a slow-moving mass in search of an answer to the question arresting the mind of the nation: who will emerge from the federal election victorious? The dugong’s performance was precise and assured. A red and blue toy representing each major party were dropped into Pig’s enclosure, and after mere … Read more

Why does my dog ​​grunt like a pig?

Dogs make all sorts of noises when communicating with other dogs, people or just to themselves. Some, such as growling, have a fairly obvious meaning behind them, but others may be harder to interpret. Grunting can have both positive and negative connotations and may or may not be related to a medical condition. Here, we … Read more

Pirbright pig respiratory coronavirus model could help COVID-19 knowledge

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have developed a model of pig respiratory coronavirus (PRCV) they hope will help colleagues researching COVID-19 and other diseases. Human coronaviruses including Middle East respiratory syndrome and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are zoonotic, so any research to aid understanding of the diseases could potentially benefit both human and animal … Read more