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Beer Drinking Rats Support Science

Rats are commonly known as the subject of numerous scientific experiments that promote the advancement of medical science. After all, before human studies for new drugs can begin and later be approved, rodents enable us to study the effects, the shortcomings and or the dangers of new drugs. Luckily for homo sapiens, having fun Friday [...]

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Mice Declare War on Drugs and Terror

It’s not every day you find a headline reporting that Israel has developed mice capable of detecting contraband like narcotics and explosives. If you had to read that twice to make sure you read it right the first time, I understand. Startup firm BioExplorers, based in Herzeliya, Israel has done just that. By carefully selecting [...]

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Bed Bugs: Good News for the Hairy

As I was scouring the world of pest news for this post,  it became quite obvious that the “new” news is pretty much the “old” news: bed bugs dominating the headlines when travel and holidays intersect.  Seems fitting that holiday travel tips found on many online resources are also dispensing advice about bed bugs. While [...]

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

How do pest control and Christmas work together as a holiday theme? Luckily our friend Monica H., a colleague from our Williamsport, PA office figured that out and wrote a nice Christmas poem.  Great work Monica! ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. [...]

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Three Blind Mice, See How They…

The nursery rhyme about mice, with roots firmly planted in English history, dates back to around the time of Queen Mary I of England. Another source sites Thomas Ravenscroft, a teenager at the time, who may have authored the rhyme in 1609. A timeless rhyme that you can hear just about anywhere in the world [...]

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