Posts in: rats

Fighting pests with genetic editing could backfire

Fighting pests with genetic editing could backfire

Invasive species can be voracious jerks but we must find safer ways to eradicate them

By | Posted March 5, 2018

A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

Genetics could make rodent control strategies more efficient

By | Posted November 14, 2017

Rat remedy frozen in legislation

Rat remedy frozen in legislation

Dry ice is a safe and effective pest control. Why can’t cities use it in parks?

By | Posted May 15, 2017

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

A CUNY researcher studies how a rat’s environment can affect experimental results

By | Posted December 30, 2013

Soothing the savage beast

Soothing the savage beast

Researchers explore animals’ musical preferences

By | Posted November 10, 2012

Rat chat

Rat chat

Lab rats might not be conspiring to take over the world, but they are talking to each other

By | Posted June 7, 2011