Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals

Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals Genetically modified cow will be same as other livestock minus the hornsScientists to use sophisticated gene-editing technique to add extra DNAWill mean farmers no longer have to burn off horn buds in young animals By James Rush PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 28 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 28 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315960', 'title': 'Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315960/Scientists-genetically-modify-cows-remove-horns-health-safety-bid-cut-risk-injury-farmers-animals.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Scientists%20genetically%20modify%20cows%20to%20remove%20their%20horns%20in%20health%20and%20safety%20bid%20to%20cut%20the%20risk…%20http://bit.ly/ZVYStD%20via%[email protected]' }); Scientists are genetically altering cows so they have no horns in a bid to make them safer. The genetically modified dairy cow will be identical in every way to other livestock but without the horns, in order to cut the risk of injury to farmers, walkers and other animals

Desperate hunt launched for British teenager missing in searing heat of the Australian outback

Desperate hunt launched for British teenager who is missing in the searing heat of the Australian outbackSam Woodhead, 18, was staying on cattle ranch in QueenslandThe teenager, from London, hasn't been seen since TuesdayPolice say they have grave fears for his safety as daytime temperatures soared to almost 40C By Richard Shears PUBLISHED: 06:52 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 14 February 2013 Missing: Sam Woodhead, 18, from Richmond, south-west London, went for a run on Tuesday and hasn't been seen since A desperate search has been launched for a British teenager who is missing in the searing heat of the Australian outback. Sam Woodhead, 18, from Richmond, south-west London, went for a run on Tuesday from the Queensland cattle ranch where he had been staying – and failed to return. Police said today they held grave fears for his safety as daytime temperatures soared to almost 40C.

UK floods: Three ponies put down after being left marooned by water

Three ponies put down after being left marooned by floodwater as homeowners are warned of fresh deluge to end the yearThe horses had been grazing on flood plains in Over Causeway, Gloucester, which became water-locked following weeks of heavy rain | UPDATED: 22:55 GMT, 30 December 2012 Severe flooding trapped 60 horses on a tiny mud island, leaving them desperate for food and water. Attempts have been made to save the herd, but people living nearby have accused the RSPCA of taking too long to respond. Three of the horses had to be put down after suffering from salmonella, while many others were said to have become seriously dehydrated