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#Rats

# rats - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict Rats

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict

If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.

# rats - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida Snail Attack

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida

The state authorities have warned that the giant snails are the most damaging in the world and can pose a serious risk to human health.

# rats - Monday 15 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

# rats - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice Rats On A Plane

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice

Rodents were on the cargo flight from England which became stranded on the airport’s main runway this morning.

# rats - Monday 19 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer Ratbo

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer

Extracts from The Unlikely Taoiseach by John Downing show a tough side to Enda ‘Ratbo’* Kenny. (*We may have made up this nickname.)

# rats - Friday 12 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique Trust Me I'm A Rat

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique

The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.

# rats - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

# rats - Friday 24 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on In Pictures This post contains images

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.

# rats - Friday 9 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# rats - Monday 14 November, 2011

WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela

And now for something completely different.

# rats - Sunday 6 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# rats - Thursday 2 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found Ugh

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found

The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.

# rats - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment Mews At Ten

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment

Larry the cat has been appointed to deal with Number 10′s rat problems.

# rats - Thursday 11 November, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.