One hundred years ago this study, had it existed, might have been regarded as science fiction: “Machine Learning Approach for Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) Semen Quality Assessment,” Desislava Abadjieva, Boyko Georgiev, Vasko Gerzilov, Ilka Tsvetkova, Paulina Taushanova, Krassimira Todorova, and Soren Hayrabedyan, Animals, vol. 13, no. 10, 2023, article 1596.
Can the level of Ultra Violet Radiation (UV-R) in your environment affect the number of days it takes to get a misaddressed letter returned to the sender*? Or the degree to which a country’s laws protect private property rights? A new study in the journal KYKLOS examines the effects of sunlight on such indicators of […]
A new study inspired the until-now unasked question: Should packaged meat labels include pre-slaughter rectal-temperature info? The study does not itself overtly ask that question. The study is: “Pre-slaughter rectal temperature as an indicator of pork meat quality,” L. Vermeulen, V. Van de Perre, L. Permentier, S. De Bie, and R. Geers, Meat Science, vol. 105, […]
Despite what you may have heard, acoustical analysis suggests that (1) most people are not horrible singers, and (2) most horrible singers are not tone deaf – they’re just horrible singers. In 2007, Isabelle Peretz and Jean-François Giguère of the University of Montreal, and Simone Dalla Bella, of the University of Finance and Management in […]