Tag Archive: Africa

Black Rhinos Survive in the Deserts of Namibia

Black Rhino in Namibia

Due largely to the high value of powdered rhino horns in traditional Chinese medicine, poachers killed 98 percent of the rhinos in Africa between 1960 and 1995. Even now, rhino populations continue to decline rapidly around the world. In 2011, both a…
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Could Synthetic Horns Save Our Last Rhinos?

From making a Technicolor arm for a little girl to constructing custom pacemakers for people with damaged hearts, 3D printing has provided us with a wealth of medical aids. But humans haven’t been the only ones to benefit from this…
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