From The Economist, 12 Nov 2016. This is a crazy, scary new turn in animal experiments. I don’t know if you can see it well, but the story is that pharmaceutical companies have now started approaching private ‘pet’ owners with a deal: you test our new drugs on your sick dog, and we will fund… Continue reading I Spy…
Sainsbury’s discovery of the millennium! They found a new specie of fish: Sustainable Fish The author is willing to remove any content that may infringe on copyrights
In BBC Focus, Dec 2016 – under the headline: “Five of the most bizarre science experiments in history”. Here’s a translation of what actually happened: What is says… What actually happened: She lived with a dolphin = The dolphin… Continue reading I spy… Scientific sex offense -try saying that three times fast!
Yay for science, right? Wrong! Then you read on: The spinal cord was severed on one side above the implant, and a second implant put into the part of the brain that controls the affected leg. This implant detected when the monkey wanted to move and sent signals to the device in the spine. Within six… Continue reading I Spy…”Implants let paralysed monkeys move.”
I adore pigs! look at Esther – she’s so cute! Look at her little front teethies! She’s pigtastic! (as her dads would say.) *Squeee* If this is the first time you’re hearing about Esther T.W. Pig, I suggest you drop everything you’re doing, including reading this blog, and head on over to her facebook. What… Continue reading Ecolinguistics and Esther T.W. Pig?
From Wired, Nov. 2016 The sad and cruel semiotic and linguistic representation of lab animals. ‘I spy’ is a little corner of linguistic landscapes observed everywhere around us. Any contributions welcomed. The author is willing to remove any content that may infringe on copyrights
“We’re features of power. We can’t decide not to be a part of it. Power is what we’re made of. Power is relations with other people, trying to do things in the world”. Trevor Paglen