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Rats may be disgusting, but it’s people who have made the world they thrive in

Rats may be disgusting, but it’s people who have made the world they thrive in

Belmain, Steven R. ORCID: 0000-0002-5590-7545 (2015) Rats may be disgusting, but it’s people who have made the world they thrive in. The Guardian.

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Abstract

People and rats are mutually dependent as a result of disease cycles and medical advances made possible by animal testing, among many other things. Rats are once again in the news, thanks to recent research, showing that the black death in medieval Europe may have been carried by gerbils rather than black rats.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rat, Rodent
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Agriculture, Health & Environment Department
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Pest Behaviour Research Group
Last Modified: 01 May 2016 12:47
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/13192

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