The streets of Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyztan, are unsafe. Hundreds of incidents of rat bites have been reported across the Central Asian republic. The menace is from super rats that are as big as

T he animal in us may just be a rat. A team of researchers from the National Human Gen


The eriophyid mite has a field day, while officials sleep tight. The pest attack was first reported in 2000, when a farmer from the Puri district became quizzical about a white powder sprinkled around his trees

Australian researchers have deve

Mice are genetically similar to humans

New study reiterates the adverse effects of chlorpyrifos pesticide

The tiny rodents that most people link only to pestilence and crop destruction have fascinated Ishwar Prakash one of that rare breed: a rat expert in India for most of his life

Tests on mice prove that GM food might be more suspect than lobbyists would have us believe

The plague of Samar Island