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What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets.
Humans stand to learn a lot from these furry little collectors.
Scientists confirm that squirrels are amazing gymnasts
Smarts and skills are necessary for the creature's acrobatic skills.
Like humans, naked mole-rats have regional accents
They speak the Queen’s English, so to speak.
How to get rid of mice
Protect your house from vermin.
New Zealand’s bold rat-control campaign sees its first wave of successes
A nationwide offensive seeks to save the country’s unique bird life. Now, one area is down to its last few varmints.
Super rodents, atomic math, and Marilyn Monroe: everything you need to know about moles
The latest installment of PopSci's Experimentals video series.
The naked mole rat’s furry cousin also feels no pain
Immunity to discomfort seems to run in the family.
Rats love climate change
Warmer winters allow rats to breed into the previously too-cold months.
If we shrink national monuments, science will suffer
Badass crocodile bones are at risk.
Autumn isn’t cold enough to kill bugs anymore—find out what pests will persist in your region
Pumpkin spice and mosquito bites.