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Kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options

Scientists said Wednesday they have successfully used mice stem cells to grow kidneys in rat embryos, using a technique that could one day help grow human kidneys for transplant.

Rats! Look at the real issue…

We should stop focusing too much on quick fixes as we may lose sight of the real problems.

‘Use RM3 reward for capturing each rat to subsidise PPR rentals’

Deputy minister says this reward can help pay for rentals of City Hall low-cost apartments.

New York puts its rats on ice

Burrow by burrow, the team drops into each hole several small pellets resembling ice cubes but which are actually dry ice, carbon dioxide in solid form.

Rats break into ATM, munch through $18,000 in cash

The rats munched through an estimated 1.2 million rupees ($18,000) worth of hard currency, local media reported.

Spot a rat? Real-time map aims to plot Paris sightings

Geoffroy Boulard, who heads the municipal council of the 17th Arrondissement, has set up an interactive map where residents can signal rodent sightings in real time.

Residents living in fear of rats at Loke Yew housing scheme

Several residents claim to have encountered rats even on the higher floors and are worried the pests may contaminate water storage tanks with their urine.

RM30 for catching a stray dog, RM5 for a rat in...

The captured dogs will be put to sleep after a week in the local pound.

Aeon grocery section may reopen early if it passes inspection

From July 2013 till last year, 15,731 premises were ordered to close under Section 11 of the Food Act 1983 for several reasons, including the presence of rats.

Widespread apathy towards food hygiene shocking

There is nothing to be proud of if food stalls are rat-infested and dirty, however delicious the food may be to the locals.

Line Clear Nasi Kandar gets ‘all clear’ to reopen

Restaurant celebrates clean bill of health with free flow of cordial drinks for customers tomorrow.

More owls for Subang Jaya, but is it a wise move?

MPSJ, UPM launch second phase to release owls to control rat population, without data on programme's effectiveness in the first year.

No plans to infest prisons with rats, mosquitoes

Home Ministry says fair treatment, a clean cell, healthy food and the right to meet and exercise more crucial in rehabilitation of prisoners.

Pix of rats in chilli: Supermarket dumps chilli

A supermarket disposed of 63.8kg of dried chilli after pictures of rats running around in a pile of chilli goes viral on social media.