Rats


Giggling Rats Reveal Brain Region that Responds to Ticklishness

Giggling Rats Reveal Brain Region that Responds to Ticklishness

By studying tickling, giggling rats, researchers gain insight into how our own brain reacts to ticklishness...

Nov 11 2016, 3:55pm CST

Bengal Seeks The Help of Scientists to Deal with Rats Gnawing at Flyover

Bengal Seeks The Help of Scientists to Deal with Rats Gnawing at Flyover

The West Bengal government has sought help from scientists to crack down on the menace of rats boring deep holes at the base...

Aug 1 2016, 8:58pm CDT

New Zealand Wants to Kill All of its Rats by 2050

New Zealand Wants to Kill All of its Rats by 2050

The nation of New Zealand wants to get rid of all forms of vermin such as rats, stoats and possums by the time the year 2050 ar...

Jul 26 2016, 6:00am CDT

Rats as Big as Dogs Once Lived in Asia

Rats as Big as Dogs Once Lived in Asia

For people who ever been in the subways of New York, you know that rats can actually get pretty big and intimidating. However,...

Nov 9 2015, 12:00pm CST

Rats Dream About Their Future Paths

Rats Dream About Their Future Paths

It has been recently discovered by scientists that most rodents dream of their future exploration strategies during sleep....

Jun 29 2015, 5:45am CDT

Rats are Not Responsible for Black Death

Rats are Not Responsible for Black Death

According to a recent survey by scientists the main reason behind the bubonic plague or Black Death was not so-called black rat...

Feb 24 2015, 6:19am CST

Cornwall Cost Warned about ghost ship Lyubov Orlova and cannibal rats

Cornwall Cost Warned about ghost ship Lyubov Orlova and cannibal rats

This is a crazy story. A ship named the Lyubov Orlova was on its way to be scrapped when bad weather hit. Once that weather ro...

Jan 29 2014, 12:21pm CST