Category: "Foreign"

New Easter Island theory presented

January 23rd, 2006
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A University of Hawaii anthropologist and colleagues are blaming rats and Dutch traders for the mysterious abandonment of Easter Island. Nearly all Polynesians on the South Pacific island, who built hundreds of 10-ton sto… more »

Scientists probe obesity of Hyderabad rats

February 23rd, 2005
NDTV reports that a colony of rats with a genetic predisposition to obesity has been found in the Indian city of Hyderbad. These 'sumo rats' are four times the weight of normal rats, weighing up to 1.4 kg. more »

Rats 'Healthier' on Organic Diet

February 23rd, 2005
A team of scientists found rats fed on organic food were slimmer, slept better and had stronger immune systems than others fed on conventionally-grown produce. Read more at Scotsman.com. more »