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Why Do People Take Risks?
Risky Rats Help Shine Light on Brain Circuitry Behind Taking a Chance By PAM BELLUCKMARCH 23, 2016 A rat participant in an experiment to measure risk-taking. The probe measures neural signals. Credit Viviana Gradinaru, Murtaza Mogri, John Carnett and Karl Deisseroth Why Do …Read more...
Israel howling over proposal to deport street cats
JERUSALEM -- On a quiet Friday evening, as the city settles down for Sabbath, the soundtrack of Jerusalem combines Jewish song and clattering dinner plates with Muslim calls to prayer -- often accompanied by the unholy racket of the city’s enormous population of wild cats …Read more...
Adorable Rats Are Being Trained To Hunt Out Land Mines In Cambodia
APOPO, a Belgian NGO, has begun training African giant pouched rats -- a common species in sub-Saharan Africa -- to help detect deadly land mines buried throughout Cambodia. The project has been highly successful in war-torn regions of Africa, and the animals have helped clear mo …Read more...
BBC News - 'Gerbils replace rats' as main cause of Black Death
Researchers have determined that Asian giant gerbils were the main vector for bubonic plague outbreaks.Read more...
Rodents want privacy, too! Rat attacks man filming it in NY subway station (Video)
On Aug. 17th, Josiah Ryan posted the following video on YouTube and wrote: "On Friday night my friend and I were headed back to SoHo afte[r] dinner in midtown when he spotted this rat on the subway platform. I started recording on my Sony RX100 II. II could not have anticipated w …Read more...