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Newborn baby nibbled by rats at Rajasthan hospital

Newborn baby nibbled by rats at Rajasthan hospital

The incident occurred on Monday at MG Hospital in Banswara, which is over 500 km from state capital Jaipur. 

Shocking! Rodents guzzle down banned liquor in Bihar police stations

Shocking! Rodents guzzle down banned liquor in Bihar police stations

With the rats running riot, the state police headquarters has ordered a probe.

Bihar floods force people along Kosi to eat rats

At 9 in the morning Gauri Devi is waiting for her 15-year-old son to bring rats. That's the only food the family now depends on, being surrounded by flood water.

Certain genes can make you more prone to addiction

Scientists reveal in new study that certain genes can make you more prone to addiction.

Wow! Giant rats to sniff out tuberculosis in African prisons – Watch

African giant pouched rats to carry out the mass screenings for TB in prisons.

Common crow, fruit bats, mice, rats vermin, not peacock: Goa govt

Downplaying the controversy surrounding proposal to classify peacock and state animal Wild Bison as 'vermin', Goa government has said in the Legislative Assembly that only common crow, fruit bats, mice and rats have been declared as nuisance animals.

DNA: Analysis of Delhi's rat-infested railway stations

Watch the analysis on increased number of rats in Delhi Railway Station and how it is posing a threat.

How rats respond to fear can fix stress disorder in humans

Female rats often respond to fear by "darting" where they start running around like crazy when they sense threat, new research has found, suggesting that the findings could lead to better treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in humans.

Rats can cause health threats to poultry, humans: Study

A new study has revealed that rats can absorb disease agents from their local environment and spread them.

Archaeologists find dog sized rat

Researchers are now trying to work out exactly what caused the rats to die out.

Now, snakes surface in Andhra Pradesh govt hospital month after infant died of rat bites

Now, snakes surface in Andhra Pradesh govt hospital month after infant died of rat bites

Almost a month after a 10-day-old baby died after being bitten by rats in a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh, two snakes surfaced in the same hospital.

WhatsApp security flaw puts 200 million users at risk

WhatsApp security flaw puts 200 million users at risk

A security flaw in Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has put some 200 million users at risk from hackers – allowing cyber criminals to install malware on their PCs.

Artificial lung "breathes" in rats

US researchers have created a primitive artificial lung that rats used to breathe for several hours.