Today the Distillations team delves into the weird and wonderful world of its favorite barnyard animal: the cow. First find out why so few populations are lactose tolerant. Then take a literal peek inside the body of one of these creatures.
The News of the World's demise
Our correspondents discuss the closure of Britain's best-selling newspaper and the latest developments in the phone-hacking scandal
Africa Past & Present
The Impact of US government cuts on African Studies
David Wiley, James Pritchett, Laura Mitchell, and Joshua Grace discuss huge federal government cuts to Title VI and Fulbright-Hays programs and their impact on African Studies in the United States.