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New York officials to test rodent birth control

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Monday, April 01, 2013
TheAtlantic: In an effort to get rid of rats infesting the subway, transit officials will test pesticide containing birth control drug.

Workers from an Arizona research company are conducting surveillance on rats in the subway system's garbage rooms. Soon enough, they plan to deploy bait stations loaded with chemicals that will neutralize the reproductive systems of female rats.

 

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