Sergio Canavero, an Italian neurosurgeon who made news in 2013 with his bold proposal of conducting the world's first head transplant, revealed that he has given a second head to a rat via the world's first head transplant.
CBS reported that veterinarians in the state revealed that for this year, there is an increase in the number of dogs that contracted the disease called leptospirosis.
He started selling the pencil cases at around £35 ($43), and that he is also vending bookends made out of rats for £20, and bookmarks made from a rabbit for £35.
A new mammal species that has been dubbed the "hog-nosed rat" for its prominent flat pink, pig-like nose has been discovered in a remote part of Indonesia.
In the first study of its kind in nearly a full century, researchers have found that rats in New York City are still hosting fleas that can carry dangerous plague pathogens. But don't panic just yet. The infamous Black Death, which still exists in the United States, was not found in these fleas, meaning that professionals simply need to be vigilant.