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Police Use Cat DNA Database in Manslaughter Conviction

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August 14, 2013
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Researchers analyzed cat hair found at a crime scene, finding a link to top suspect David Hilder's pet cat, Tinker.


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How Ford and Heinz Will Make Cars Out of Tomatoes This Summer

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TheStreet (June 10, 2014) — Ford and Heinz are teaming up to find a new use for tomatoes: car parts. Together, the automaker and food processing company plan to fund research to explore the use of tomato fiber as a sustainable bio-plastic material for use in vehicle manufacturing. Researchers are currently testing the durability of dried tomato skins for use in wiring brackets within the hood or as a storage bin in the center console. Use of the food processing byproduct would fulfil Ford’s goal of reducing the use of petrochemicals in its manufacturing process. Already, Ford has integrated the use of other recycled and bio-based materials including coconuts, cotton, rice hulls and soy. Video provided by TheStreet
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DNA Study Says Cloning Dinosaurs Is Impossible

DNA Study Says Cloning Dinosaurs Is Impossible

Newsy (Oct. 10, 2012) — New research on ancient DNA shows the life molecule has a half-life of 521 years, nowhere near long enough to get dino DNA.
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House Cats

House Cats

National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly species with a taste for the wild life spark an ecological disaster? Wild Chronicles follows conservationists working to control the feral cat population by calling on Crittercam® to find out how a game of cat and mouse really plays out.
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Aging Tiger Has Groundbreaking Arthritis Surgery

Aging Tiger Has Groundbreaking Arthritis Surgery

AP (Mar. 19, 2013) — Tacoma the Siberian tiger is the ripe old age of 13 and his golden years have been painful. The big cat has debilitating arthritis and walks with a bad limp. But, his caretakers gave the cat a groundbreaking surgery to relieve the aches.
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