People in the United Arab Emirates have been drinking camels' milk for centuries, but now there are plans to go global. Dubai's plans to export camel milk products worldwide, using it for everything from cheese to ice cream.
AFP (Feb. 21, 2014) France's family farms experiment with costly high-tech robots to milk, feed and monitor their cows. With wired cows producing up to 40% more milk than those cared for by hand, farmers hope the ... watch video
AFP (June 20, 2014) Camel milk is now growing in popularity in Pakistan's big cities. A traditional drink in the desert, the lighter milk is even recommended by some doctors for a whole host of ailments. Duration: ... watch video
AP (June 17, 2014) The old fashioned farm hand is being replaced by a set of high-tech robots that clean, feed and milk dairy cows. Farmers can take a break and let the machines do the work. (June 17)
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Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 25, 2012) As Kenya annually suffers dry season, millions of livestock are at risk and people are short of food as the drought worsens.
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AFP (Nov. 13, 2013) For Rajasthan's camel herders the Pushkar fair is the one time of the year for them to sell off their young camels. But with demand for the animals in steady decline, many are returning home out of ... watch video
July 28, 2016 Scientists have made an interesting discovery, which may help fight chlamydia infection -- one of the most widespread STDs in the world. A series of experiments have shown that certain proteins are ... read more
July 28, 2016 Underneath the waves of Palikir Pass, one of the world's top surf breaks in the Pacific Ocean, lies a new safe zone which aims to ensure the survival of local fisheries and the species that are ... read more
July 28, 2016 Haddock is an important fish species that has its most important spawning ground in and around Norway’s northern Lofoten archipelago, where oil production is being planned. However, research now ... read more
July 28, 2016 Medical researchers have discovered novel virulence strategies employed by the Leishmania parasite. These scientific breakthroughs represent two important clues to understanding the cellular and ... read more
July 15, 2016 Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given ... read more
Jan. 14, 2015 A new study is the first to investigate impacts of milk choice in Canadian elementary schools. Current policies in many schools have led to the removal of flavored milk because of the amount of added ... read more
Feb. 10, 2014 IDF and ISO have joined forces to expand the scope of an international standard used worldwide in the dairy industry to measure the protein content of cow's milk. The Kjeldahl method now ... read more
May 28, 2013 By sequencing the genome of a Bactrian camel, researchers have made a significant contribution to population genetic research on camels. The study has laid the foundation for future scientific work ... read more