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Methane gas from cows - the proof is in the poo!

Published
Monday 6th June, 2011
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Science
Environment

Scientists could have a revolutionary new way of measuring how much of the potent greenhouse gas methane is produced by cows and other ruminants, thanks to a surprising discovery in their poo.

Leeds student to study mysterious deep-sea 'zombie worms'

Published
Wednesday 1st June, 2011
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Science
Environment

University of Leeds PhD student Nick Higgs is jetting off to California this week to study a mysterious type of bone-eating 'zombie worms' that live off the skeletons of whales deep on the ocean