November 1, 2014|
How to avoid pitfalls in assays of mouse behavior
May 22, 2014|
Mice in nature appear to enjoy running on wheels, helping to settle the question whether the behavior is a just a neurotic response in lab mice.
May 6, 2014|
Researchers identify a component of young mouse blood that can help repair damaged brains and muscles in older mice.
April 28, 2014|
Mice become stressed in the presence of male, but not female, experimenters, triggering a physiological response that dampens pain.
April 9, 2014|
The brain’s ability to properly store olfactory information can be disrupted by introducing new sensory stimulation during deep sleep, a mouse study finds.
January 8, 2014|
Related substrains of the Black 6 lab mouse carry key genetic polymorphisms, including one that has a dramatic effect on the rodents’ responses to cocaine.
November 18, 2013|
Scientists show that mice housed at room temperature are less able to fight tumors.
May 6, 2013|
Scientists make mice strains with multiple mutations in less than a month without using embryonic stem cells.
January 8, 2013|
Mouse mothers emit ultrasound vocalizations and odor cues to stimulate otherwise uninterested fathers to provide parental care to their pups.
September 10, 2012|
Researchers develop a scale for rabbits, akin to the grimace scale used for laboratory mice, to help assess pain during routine lab procedures.