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10 07, 2016

Will 3D-Printed Rhino Horns Change the Trade?

By |2016-11-29T08:23:37+00:00July 10, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A variety of last-ditch efforts have been proposed to save rhinos from poachers greedy for their valuable horns, from airlifting them to safety, to farming and de-horning them. Perhaps one of the most buzzed-about options of late comes from Seattle-based biotech company Pembient, which wants to 3D-print synthetic rhino horns to flood the market and [...]

6 04, 2016

Was this a Unicorn?

By |2016-11-30T00:44:48+00:00April 6, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Large, four-legged beasts, each with a single horn growing from its head, once ambled across part of western Siberia, in what is now Kazakhstan. Sometimes referred to as "unicorns" because of their single horns, these animals were originally thought to have gone extinct 350,000 years ago. However, fossils from a new dig site place the [...]