Scooping poop for science

Finnish study enlists members of 4H for a study on cowpats

You don’t have to work in a lab to help do science. You don’t even have to be a “scientist.” Everyone can contribute if they are willing to make careful observations. This may involve no more than going outside and counting birds or insects. If you live on a farm, you might even lend a hand scooping cow poop.

OK, the last option doesn’t sound glamorous. But it can help a good scientific cause. After all, have you ever wondered where cowpats go?

Once a cow poops, that smelly clump of semi-digest...

Source URL: