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The Human Touch

By | August 1, 2015

Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?


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Resveratrol’s Low-Dose Anticancer Effect

By | July 31, 2015

The antioxidant found in red wine and some berries shows that small doses have more potent antitumor effects than large doses in a mouse model.


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Mouse Study Catalogs Gene Functions

By | July 29, 2015

A European consortium identifies phenotypes for 320 genes, assigning new functions for half.


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When Does a Smart Mouse Become Human?

By | July 1, 2015

Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.

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Brain Drain

By | June 1, 2015

The brain contains lymphatic vessels similar to those found elsewhere in the body, a mouse study shows.


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Thin-skinned Space Mice

By | May 28, 2015

Data from three mice suggest months in space can alter the thickness and gene expression pattern of the skin.


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Binge-Drinking Trigger?

By | May 12, 2015

Researchers identify a protein linked to excessive consumption of alcohol in animal models.

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Mouse Mind Control

By | May 4, 2015

Researchers use chemicals to manipulate the behavior of mice.

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My Mighty Mouse

By | April 1, 2015

Personal drug regimens based on xenograft mice harboring a single patient’s tumor still need to prove their true utility in medicine.

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Brain Cells Behind Overeating

By | January 29, 2015

Scientists have defined mouse neurons responsible for excessive food consumption at an unprecedented level of detail. 

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