Number 34: Because the Rats Are In Retreat.
SenesTech co-founder Dr. Loretta Mayer was one of a select few presenters at this year’s AG Innovation Showcase. The Showcase; Breeding Innovations, Harvesting Global Commercial Breakthroughs. The Ag Showcase was held in St Louis MO on September 9-11th 2013. By all accounts the Showcase was a huge success as was Dr. Mayer and SenesTech. There ... Read More
Since April 2012 SenesTech’s co-founders Dr. Cheryl Dyer and Dr. Loretta Mayer have been engaged in a conversation with the mayor of New York City and their rat task force. The conversation was about whether SenesTech’s new and experimental approach to controlling rats would work in the subways. It began with a phone call, then ... Read More
In a world-wide line up of innovators The unique work of Drs. Lorretta Mayer and Cheryl Dyer, who co-founded the Biotech startup SenesTech, has caught the attention of the AG Innovation Symposium group who have picked them to present at the 5th annual symposium. Dr. Mayer will present at the annual Symposium for entrepreneurs. This ... Read More
Traditional population management techniques for overabundant wildlife such as hunting and trapping may be restricted or infeasible in parks and suburban areas. Thus, wildlife managers and administrators are being urged to consider other techniques, such as sharpshooting and fertility control. The Wildlife Society (www.wildlife.org) in their final position paper stated the following; “Wildlife fertility control ... Read More
In ridding ourselves of a pest that gives most of us the creeps we are giving foxes, hawks, mountain lions and other wildlife a shorter life span. That pest is the rat. Rats have roamed our planet almost as long as the dinosaurs but elicit emotions of revulsion and fear in most people. Around the ... Read More