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Unified Information Devices Welcomes New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Unified Information Devices (UID) is pleased to announce and welcome José Gadea as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  He will be responsible for sales team leadership, as well as developing strategic sales and marketing plans to stimulate sales growth and customer satisfaction. José joins the UID team from DURECT Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company located in […]

In The Battle Of Cats Vs. Rats, The Rats Are Winning

The first study to document interactions between feral cats and a wild rat colony finds that contrary to popular opinion, cats are not good predators of rats. In a novel approach, researchers monitored the behavior and movement of microchipped rats in the presence of cats living in the same area. They show the rats actively […]

Cats Bad at Nabbing Rats But Feast on Other Beasts

In the summer of 2017, Michael Parsons found the urban rat haven of his dreams: A Waste Management transfer station—aka a literal trash heap, aka rat paradise—in Brooklyn, New York. For nearly two years, the behavioral ecologist and visiting scholar at Fordham University had been searching for a place to observe the city-dwelling rodents in their natural habitat. […]

What Scientists Can Learn From New York City’s Freakiest Residents

Elizabeth Carlen and Michael Parsons are two biologists from Fordham University who are studying the way that humans urbanization is transforming the ecosystems in and around New York City. Parsons’ work finds him headquartered at a waste management facility in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood. There, the ecologist has a colony of free-roaming rats that he tracks […]

AALAS Video Presentation

For laboratory animal Identification look no farther than UID Identification Solutions.  Complete RFID Microchips, transponders, readers and laboratory identification software for mice, rats, dogs and primates.   Custom software for asset identification. You can download a .pdf of the presentation here.