A team of scientists from Salk Institute has successfully generated human cells and tissues in the embryo of pigs, making it the first ever human-pig embryo.
The pig which is 2.1 meters long and weighs 750 kilograms beat dozens of others who also joined the competition at the Yellow River Pig Breeding Base.
Are these the cutest animal helpers ever or what? Kunekune pigs and babydoll sheep contribute to the upkeep of the Yealands Winery, nibbling on the weeds and providing natural fertilizer. Plus, they’re too small to snack on the harvest.
Pigs are much more like humans than you think.
Vampire bats have a penchant for the blood of wild pigs, and it could have disastrous effects throughout Brazil.
The dangerous superbug called Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can now be transmitted to humans by consuming or even handling contaminated poultry, a new study reveals.
Strange, but true: the Polynesians, Europeans and Chinese all love black pigs. But why? And could humans’ unusual interest in the dark-skinned breed of pigs play a part in their proliferation?
Pigs are smart and sociable animals, which is why it is not hard to believe that pigs oink for no reason.
Authorities and animal welfare groups fear that the experiment may cause abnormality such as a hybrid of both species and creation of organ farms.
Have you ever dreamt of escaping the city and living in the middle of nowhere? Meet Linda Haynes, the woman who moved in the outskirts 15 years ago to live alone with her 50 pigs.
Beach trips are the top vacation choice of many. With the fast-phased life today, it is but fitting to indulge in luxurious swim trips every now and then.
Scientists recently bred the first litter of pigs with a genetic resistance to a deadly virus known as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
If the European Union lifted its ban on feeding pigs food waste, roughly 1.8 million hectares of threatened Brazilian forest and savannah could be saved from excess agricultural development.
Artifacts collected from a Late Neolithic monument known as Durrington Walls suggests Stonehenge builders had organized feasts and maintained a diet rich in animal producst.