A state investigation in January uncovered severe neglect of chickens, cows and dogs at a family farm in Suffield, Connecticut. Now the state wants to take custody of the nearly 200 farm animals, and nurse them back to health.
Shrews have an unusual way of surviving the winter: they temporarily shrink. Now scientists, including one from Stony Brook University, have turned their attention to that strategy. They think it could be useful for humans, too.