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Scientists seek to resurrect the aurochs, the extinct beast that inspired cave paintings
Scientists seek to resurrect the aurochs, the extinct beast that inspired cave paintings
The Taurus Program, a partnership of ecologists, geneticists, historians and cattle breeders backed by Stichting Taurus, a Dutch nonprofit, is seeking to re-create the [extinct, pre-historic] aurochs by crossbreeding modern cattle in a process known as...
Speed Museum Turns to a Spreadsheet to Increase Diversity
Speed Museum Turns to a Spreadsheet to Increase Diversity
Diversity is a routinely trumpeted goal in the museum world. Many a meeting revolves around how to draw new audiences, and exhibitions increasingly feature the work of artists from varying backgrounds. But it has proved a lot harder to diversify the pe...
We're on the path to losing large animals
We're on the path to losing large animals
In less than a hundred years, the majority of the planet's biggest beasts could become nothing more than a distant memory. By 2100, animals like leopards, great white sharks and elephants will be extinct unless conservation efforts step up, a new repor...
What is the future of work?
What is the future of work?
The scale of the employment challenge is vast. The International Labour Organization estimates that more than 61 million jobs have been lost since the start of the global economic crisis in 2008, leaving more than 200 million people unemployed globally...