New York preps rat birth control test-run

The New York rat race is notorious—the commute and the endemic rodent population. But the city may soon have a new weapon in its arsenal: rat birth control.

Termite gut holds a secret to breaking down plant biomass

In the Microbial Sciences Building at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the incredibly efficient eating habits of a fungus-cultivating termite are surprising even to those well acquainted with the insect's natural gift ...

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