Tag: rats

Building Out the Rat: Animal Intimacies and Prophylactic Settlement in 1920s South Africa

Chitra , February 7th, 2017

by Branwyn Polykett, University of Cambridge § In the years between the two world wars another global war was declared, the war on the rat. The rat was a stray…


Don’t Panic! The Neuroscience behind falling into Balance w/ Vivek Pandey Vimal

Nina Oria-Loureiro , November 23rd, 2016

Are balance and movement something that can be culturally shaped? Why aren’t female rats being used in drug studies? In this episode of This Anthropological Life we team…

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