More Bacon For Your Buck

Bama mini pigs thrive even on a low protein diet, suggesting that raising indigenous Chinese pigs could reduce feeding costs.

Transgenic Pig Created For ALS Research

Unlike existing mouse models, this pig model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis replicates the cytoplasmic accumulation of mutant proteins seen in human patients.

How Pigs Adapted To Altitude

A whole-genome sequencing study has undercovered the genes that helped pigs adapt to hot and cold environments at different altitudes.