The rats that dart between trash cans and crawl across subway tracks in New York may harbor some alarming illnesses, according to a new study.
New research suggests the animals know when they've passed up what would have been a good deal.
Men, but not women, increase anxiety levels in mice and rats, research shows. Continue reading →
Some effects of the long-lasting, sub-freezing temperatures are only now becoming apparent. One surprise was the discovery that starving rats in New York City had attacked the trees in urban parks for sustenance.
Humans won't be the only animals at the Super Bowl this year. Here are 10 other animals that will be in or around MetLife Stadium.
Naked mole rats live very long lives for a rodent and hardly ever get cancer. What's their secret? Scientists have identified a molecule named HMM-HA that seems to keep cancer at bay. Continue reading →
Is it a rat? Or is it a rock? (It's a rock.) Continue reading →
Specially trained rats in Mozambique help their human handlers clear miles of land mines. ->
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