A fundamental understanding of what pain is continues to evade scientists.
New research finds that the biomass of the entire fish community was nearly 50 percent larger around the rat-free islands.
Rats can smell tuberculosis. Dogs can smell cancer. And now they're being trained to save your life.
As measured by the ability to kill via infectious disease.
New research refutes the claim that European rodents are responsible for the Black Death.
Even as species disappear at an accelerating rate, intrepid researchers are finding rodents previously unknown to science.
It's called the 'rat race,' but it turns out they're not really going very far.
When you're hooked up to an IV, are you receiving only fluids? Or is there something more harmful in there?
Indigenous African rats prove adept at sniffing out trouble for people.
Corpulence leads to an increased craving for sweets, and it may be because our taste receptors need an extra jolt.
Researchers analyze oxytocin levels in naked mole rats to better understand their unique social behavior.