Artificial insemination used to breed lions for the first time

Artificial insemination isn’t new, but the technique is still breaking new ground — and it might just save one of the world’s better known species. South Africa’s University of Pretoria has successfully used artificial conception with lions for the first time, producing two cubs (Isabel and Victor, above) who’ve been healthy since their birth on […]

Saga lands $30 million to create a new breed of stable cryptocurrency

The creation of a stable cryptocurrency is a challenge many blockchain startups are rising to, using various methodologies. The latest entrant is Saga, which just landed $ 30 million to fund the creation of a new, stable cryptocurrency — with a few tricks up its sleeve. The first thing that sets Saga apart from the crypto […]

Breed Reply Invests in METRON and TAG Sensors

PRESS RELEASE: Leading investor in early-stage IoT businesses increases investment portfolio to 20 companies across Europe France-based METRON has developed a smart energy platform for use in industry and Norwegian company TAG Sensors is focused on real-time cold chain management LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 20, 2018– Breed Reply,…Read More

Saving The British Bulldog review: The last of a dying breed

There’s a slight, bespectacled academic looking bloke I see most mornings being dragged along by a massive American mastiff called Tyson. Then there’s the talented comedian Catherine Tate who has a chihuahua-Brussels griffon cross. To make her dog choice even odder, there she was on SAVING THE BRITISH BULLDOG (BBC1) last night declaring her passion […]

Breed Reply launches latest pan-European search for early stage IoT businesses

PRESS RELEASE: Successful applicants as part of “Best in Breed 7” will receive significant funding and support from Europe’s leading IoT investor LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 5, 2018– Breed Reply, a leading active operational investor in early-stage internet of things (IoT) businesses, has today launched a new Europe-wide search for IoT investment opportunities. It is the seventh […]

‘Valor,’ ‘Seal Team,’ and ‘The Brave’: The Tropes and Triggers of TV’s New Breed of Military Drama

A crop of new shows re-tell the cultural myth that that the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Feed: All Latest

Gardener tracks down and saves dying breed of rose named after iconic World War Two film

Orlando Murrin, 59, said his interest in the Mrs Miniver rose was pricked by memories of the wartime movie from which the scarlet bloom got its name. And after learning that the rose had almost completely disappeared, he set himself the mission of tracking one down. His quest led to correspondence with a horticulturist in […]

James Bond recruitment method CONFIRMED by real life M – ‘Orphans hired to breed loyalty’

Over the last half century there’s always been some exaggeration in James Bond movies concerning how the British Intelligence services work. Last year the current real life M (known as C), Sir Alex Younger, claimed that 007 would fail the MI6 recruitment process because of his immoral character. Despite this, a new book by historian […]