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Researchers find a link between molecules released by commensal bacteria and the degree of inflammation in a mouse model of MS.

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Image of the Day: Cooking Up Neurons

By The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2018

Using different combinations of transcription factors, researchers create a diverse array of neurons from mouse skin cells.

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Image of the Day: The Five Percent

By The Scientist Staff | May 7, 2018

A map of neural networks in the striatum of the mouse brain reveals clues about psychiatric and movement disorders.

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Treating mice with anti-inflammatory drugs following surgery reduced the size of tumors.

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Image of the Day: Aging Brain Cells

By The Scientist Staff | March 13, 2018

Scientists identified a gene involved in the age-related deterioration of mouse neural stem cells.

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Researchers were able to slow tumor growth in a mouse model of human ovarian cancer. 

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Researchers develop a new technique to selectively activate neurons deep in the rodent brain, taking a step toward noninvasive brain stimulation for neurological disorders.

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Image of the Day: Mouse Cornea

By The Scientist Staff | January 30, 2018

Researchers discover a genetic link in mice between thinner corneas and an increased risk of developing glaucoma.

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Image of the Day: Mouse Pupil

By The Scientist Staff | January 19, 2018

Pupil constriction during sleep may protect the murine brain from being awakened by sudden flashes of light.

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Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet 

By The Scientist Staff | January 16, 2018

Lab-grown muscle stem cells from mice mimic the formation of muscle fibers in vivo. 

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