Manual surgical monitoring techniques can be tedious for lab technicians as well as animals, given the multiple welfare checks needed per day plus the need for workers to update records accordingly. Further complicating matters, manual monitoring is generally done during daytime work hours, which causes researchers to miss out on valuable nighttime data points and […]
Researchers from Fordham and Columbia Universities, using an LF RFID solution from UID, were able to take rodent behavior research out of cages and labs to track wild rats in their own environment. READ MORE
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Envigo, a leading provider of nonclinical contract research services and research models, is investing in an expansion of its research model surgical facility at its Livermore, California site in response to increased market demand from West Coast biopharmaceutical customers… Intensive care unit (ICU) recovery chambers and advanced ventilator and microscopic technologies – already in place […]
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