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08

May

Lungs from genetically modified pigs could soon be used to save human livesBiologist Craig Venter’s company has received $50 million in funding to develop ‘humanized pig organs.’

Lungs from genetically modified pigs could soon be used to save human lives
Biologist Craig Venter’s company has received $50 million in funding to develop ‘humanized pig organs.’

26

Mar

George Clooney inspired Arnold Schwarzenegger to get a pigActor says Clooney’s close relationship with his late pig ‘Max’ convinced him that he should get his own companion.

George Clooney inspired Arnold Schwarzenegger to get a pig
Actor says Clooney’s close relationship with his late pig ‘Max’ convinced him that he should get his own companion.

08

Feb

375-pound ‘minipig’ inspires 2 men to go veganEsther won the hearts of the men who adopted her, and they’re sharing her story in hopes of inspiring others to see animals as more than meat.

375-pound ‘minipig’ inspires 2 men to go vegan
Esther won the hearts of the men who adopted her, and they’re sharing her story in hopes of inspiring others to see animals as more than meat.

20

Jan

375-pound ‘minipig’ inspires 2 men to go veganEsther won the hearts of the men who adopted her, and they’re sharing her story in hopes of inspiring others to see animals as more than meat.

375-pound ‘minipig’ inspires 2 men to go vegan
Esther won the hearts of the men who adopted her, and they’re sharing her story in hopes of inspiring others to see animals as more than meat.

03

Jan

Actual glow-in-the-dark pigs created by Chinese scientistsNext step: medicine. No, we’re not making this up.

Actual glow-in-the-dark pigs created by Chinese scientists
Next step: medicine. No, we’re not making this up.

28

Aug

Ancient hunters ate bacon sooner than we thoughtMesolithic hunters-gatherers were likely attracted to the novelty of spotted pigs raised by the Neolithic farmers.

Ancient hunters ate bacon sooner than we thought
Mesolithic hunters-gatherers were likely attracted to the novelty of spotted pigs raised by the Neolithic farmers.

14

Aug

Don’t mess with a mini-pig
These tiny piglets, which make excellent pets, are full of energy — and they love a good wrestling match. See more piggy pics.

27

Jul

Where pigs swim: Island in the Bahamas boasts plenty of pigs, no humansBig Major Cay — also known as Pig Beach or Pig Island — is home to many wild pigs that have become increasingly good swimmers.

Where pigs swim: Island in the Bahamas boasts plenty of pigs, no humans
Big Major Cay — also known as Pig Beach or Pig Island — is home to many wild pigs that have become increasingly good swimmers.

12

Jul

Hey, girl. Here’s another reason to adore me.
Ryan Gosling urges end to gestation crates for pigsActor says female pigs deserve better and should not be confined to cages ‘so small they can’t even turn around.’

Hey, girl. Here’s another reason to adore me.

Ryan Gosling urges end to gestation crates for pigs
Actor says female pigs deserve better and should not be confined to cages ‘so small they can’t even turn around.’

10

Jul

This small Bahamas island is full of swimming pigs — but no humans!