When they look down on Blighty from uber-Scientist heaven, what do they see British science working on? Cow farts:
Weep for the fall of a once great scientific tradition.The belching of cows causes methane to be produced, one of the greenhouse gases blamed for global warming. Sir Paul McCartney, Lord Stern and a host of other celebrities have even suggested people should eat less meat and dairy to stop the problem.
However feeding cattle linseed can reduce the amount of methane by up to 40 per cent, according to studies presented at the British Society of Animal Science annual conference
Hat tip: Rick, via email.