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Scientists make paralyzed rats learn to `grip` again

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:59

A research which was conducted on rats, who were first paralyzed, found that with right timing, dosage and kind of rehabilitation, motor functions can recover almost fully even after a large stroke.

Rats too can show regret

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 11:31

Researchers have revealed that rats too show regret, a cognitive behavior that once thought to be uniquely and fundamentally human.

High-tech cage to fly rats to ISS

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 16:20

Good news for astro-rats. They will now have a new high-tech cage to fly them to the International Space Station (ISS), courtesy NASA.

I tried heroin: Josh Brolin

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 18:24

`Labor Day` star Josh Brolin tried heroin in his younger days but feels lucky that his addiction problem did not kill him.

Rats bigger than sheep could roam earth one day

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 11:06

Researchers have found that rats could evolve, over time, into super-sized rodents that are bigger than sheep and weigh as much as a person.

Controversial study linking GM corn to tumor risk in rats retracted

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 19:23

The publisher of the study that linked genetically modified food, in this case corn, to tumor risk in rats has decided to retract the controversial study as it failed to draw definitive conclusions.

Blind mole-rats `resistant to cancers`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 16:22

Like naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus gaber), blind mole-rats (of the genus Spalax) are resistant to cancer, a new study has claimed.

Naked mole-rats` secret of staying cancer free revealed

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 15:05

Researchers have discovered the secret behind the naked mole rat staying cancer free.

`Gooey` secret of naked moles rats` cancer resistance discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:40

The chemical that makes naked mole rats cancer-proof has been identified by two researchers at the University of Rochester.

Rats, stray dogs cause havoc in Jammu

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 11:13

Rats and stray dogs have made life miserable for people in parts of Jammu.

Indian restaurant fined for cockroach infestation in Oz

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 13:07

An Indian takeaway restaurant in Sydney has been slapped with a fine of over 97,000 Australian dollar.

Rats may have `best bite of rodent world`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 12:58

Mice and rats have evolved to gnaw with their front teeth and chew with their back teeth more effectively than rodents.