Rats Are the latest Hot Trend in Pets for New Yorkers

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Rats are the latest pet craze in New York City.

In New York City it’s good to be a rat, where rats are the latest hot trend in pets. New Yorkers even held a rat fashion show this past weekend.  The pet rats wore couture gowns and tuxes many humans would love to wear – in their sizes, of course.  (pics and video)

 

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Race Is On To Stop Fungus That Could Wipe Out 80% Of World’s Wheat

Race Is On To Stop Fungus That Could Wipe Out 80% Of World’s Wheat

Scientists working to develop wheat varieties resistant to a strain of “stem rust” 

The Ug99 fungus, called stem rust, could wipe out more than 80% of the world’s wheat as it spreads from Africa, scientists fear. The race is on to breed resistant plants before it reaches the U.S.

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