Cow chips couldn’t have a-moo-sed scientists more! Here’s how—Vallabhbhai Kathiria, chairman of the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog, said recently that keeping cow dung cake at home reduces harmful radiation. And there’s a dung ‘chip’ that can be placed on a cellphone to cut radiation from the device. Sounds as awkward as a cow on roller skates, but since so much is going around Bos Indicus lately, a question springs up: Is he inflating a cow? Curious scientists—more than 600—have written to Kathiria seeking answers for such unremarkable things: where and when were experiments conducted? Who were the investigators? Where were the findings published?
Holding On, No. 9
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