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Driving on: Rats feel less stressed when they drive

Rats trained to drive tiny cars find it relaxing, scientists report.

24 Oct 2019 10:13 AM

Litters of pet rats wreak havoc at woman’s home

San Diego woman living in van gives up all 300 of her rats.

18 Oct 2019 2:00 PM

Rodents form an unconventional treat on the treats of Cambodia

One for the rodent: Rats a cheap street snack in Cambodia.

15 Aug 2019 10:04 AM

Gadget's blue light increases consumption of sweets in rats at night

Studies show that screen use at night may increase our tendency to snack on sugary foods.

18 Jul 2019 5:22 PM

Have to eat rats to survive, claim locals in flood-affected Bihar village

However, Block Development Officer of Kadwa constituency Rakesh Kumar Gupta said officials are unaware of the conditions claimed by locals.

16 Jul 2019 6:08 PM


New York puts its rats on ice

Dry ice presents no risk to wildlife in parks and public gardens.

17 Jun 2018 2:15 PM

Rodents are 68 per cent better at sniffing out tuberculosis than swab tests

Study says rodents were able to do it by learning specific odour which is emitted by tuberculosis-infected mucus.

10 Apr 2018 2:35 PM

Teen parents jailed after they let rats gnaw their newborn baby

Baby had rodent bites all over her arms, fingers, hands and face, including an inch-long cut on her forehead.

03 Feb 2018 4:28 PM

Dirty humans, not rats led to spread of 'Black Death' plague in Europe

While it is assumed that rats and their fleas spread plague, there is little historical and archaeological support for such a claim.

16 Jan 2018 5:38 PM

4-yr-old boy trapped in closet exposed to drugs, says ‘rats, roaches his friends’

'This is a 4-year-old child who has seen things an adult should not have seen.’

03 Jan 2018 1:15 PM