Genetics could make rodent control strategies more efficient

In the community of Pau da Lima, Brazil, poor infrastructure and floods contribute to higher exposure to leptospirosis, a rat-borne disease. [Image courtesy of Jonathan Richardson]
November 17, 2017

EEB Professor Gisella Caccone’s work is featured in Scienceline in an article called “A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats”. The piece can be read here.