rats

The evolution of the legendary New York City rat

For the past four years, researchers have been trapping rats and extracting their DNA to learn more about their evolutionary origins and their interactions with urban environments. Dr. Munshi- South joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the rats of New York City.

SciTech Now Episode 401

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a culinary quest to make 3D-printed food a reality; the evolution of the legendary New York City rat; a breakthrough telescope that may lead to galactic discoveries; and sculptures that are both mesmerizing and mathematical.      

The evolution of the legendary New York City rat

For the past four years, researchers have been trapping rats and extracting their DNA to learn more about their evolutionary origins and their interactions with urban environments. Dr. Munshi- South joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the rats of New York City.