Of mice and men

Rapid anatomical changes in rodents linked to increases in human population density, precipitation

6:11pm, August 3, 2009

No one ever said that rodents aren’t adaptable.

Subtle yet discernable changes in rodent skull shape and body length at sites worldwide may be linked to human population density and precipitation in those locales, new research has shown.

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