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Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

National Sep 14, 2018

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

The operation must be ruthless, thorough and silent. Without alerting the watchful enemy, a unit of highly trained agents at work in Tokyo throw up a ring of steel to block any escape. Despite being vastly outnumbered, the unit's chief commander is confident of total ...

World / Science & Health Dec 9, 2014

Scientists find brain mechanism behind glucose greed

British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food and say the discovery could one day lead to better treatments for obesity. In experiments using rats, researchers at Imperial College London found a mechanism that appears to sense ...