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From TheJournal.ie Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June FSAI

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June

Four of the orders were issued to businesses in the Moore Street Mall in Dublin city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

From TheJournal.ie Cork hospital spends €30k on pest control after rodents were found in sink Mice

Cork hospital spends €30k on pest control after rodents were found in sink

Pest control companies attended the hospital more than 120 times last year.

From TheJournal.ie Meath pizzeria receives closure order after human excrement observed 'bubbling up through toilet bowl' FSAI Closures

Meath pizzeria receives closure order after human excrement observed 'bubbling up through toilet bowl'

Seven businesses were served with closure orders by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in December.

From TheJournal.ie From next year, stores will have to track the sales of rodent poison Rat Pack

From next year, stores will have to track the sales of rodent poison

EU directives will mean new regulations for the general public, professional pest controllers, and farmers.

From TheJournal.ie Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years Heart Attack

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years

The medication has shown promise in mice.

From TheJournal.ie Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years Infestation

Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years

Among the many different pests encountered on the hospital’s campus in recent times were ants, cockroaches, mice, pigeons, and woodlice.

From TheJournal.ie A short history of mice: The little rodents have been with us for much longer than we thought Quite A Tale

A short history of mice: The little rodents have been with us for much longer than we thought

House mice were common more than 3,000 years before the earliest known evidence of farming.

From TheJournal.ie We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health Not Good For You

We can now add 'third hand smoke' to the reasons smoking is dreadful for our health

Third hand smoke (THS) refers to the sticky residue from tobacco smoke that clings to walls and furniture.

From TheJournal.ie Stress in pregnancy can impact children for life Stress

Stress in pregnancy can impact children for life

Researchers say it shows the need to talk about mental health in pregnancy.

From TheJournal.ie Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility Offspring

Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility

Scientists say the breakthrough may lead to ‘exciting new’ fertility treatments.

From TheJournal.ie We finally know why there are holes in Swiss cheese Not Mice

We finally know why there are holes in Swiss cheese

And it has only taken a century of research.

From TheJournal.ie Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing Rat Race

Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing

The incident interrupted a hearing into a massive graft scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft Ahhhhhhh

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft

“I have HAD it with these rats,” is what Samuel L Jackson might have said if he had been on the flight.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out a good night's sleep after learning something new WILL improve memory Remember This

Turns out a good night's sleep after learning something new WILL improve memory

Are you paying attention Leaving Certs?

Just some mice, on turntables, running as fast as their little legs will carry them

Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. Bear with us.

From TheJournal.ie The male contraceptive pill now a step closer Science

The male contraceptive pill now a step closer

Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away? True Or False

Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away?

That would mean there could be one right at the foot of your bed, but is this actually the case?

From TheJournal.ie Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice Rats On A Plane

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice

Rodents were on the cargo flight from England which became stranded on the airport’s main runway this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice Infertility

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice

It’s a long way from working in humans but researchers have made a leap forward.

From TheJournal.ie Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters Anxiety

Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters

Tests conducted on mice show psychiatric disorders may depend on our fathers’ experiences in their youth.

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

From TheJournal.ie Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report BAD DIET

Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report

It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity Sexuality

Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity

Researchers in China bred mice with brains unreceptive to serotonin, and found that they lost the impulse to mate with females.

Pizzeria owner accused of planting mice to sabotage rivals

Police call attempt to release rodents into rival restaurants “food terrorism by mice”.

From TheJournal.ie Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.