Rats are being taught to be released into earthquake rubble while wearing tiny backpacks, allowing rescuers to speak with survivors.
Dr Donna Kean, a 33-year-old research scientist from Glasgow, is working on the groundbreaking initiative.
Seven rats have been trained so far, and it only took them two weeks to get them up to speed.
At the moment, scientists are …
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Original title: Rats Trained to Carry Tiny Backpacks Into Earthquake Zones – So Rescue Teams Can Talk to Survivors