Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study

Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.

Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.

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Keto Diet Protects Mice from Flu
Keto Diet Protects Mice from Flu
Abby Olena | Nov 15, 2019
The low-carb, high-fat diet increases the presence of gamma-delta T cells in the animals’ lungs, improving a mucus barrier against the virus.
Long-Lived Neural Stem Cells Identified in Living Mice
Long-Lived Neural Stem Cells Identified in Living Mice
Ashley Yeager | Oct 22, 2019
New, unpublished results show some of the cells produce new neurons for up to 90 days, much longer than a previously identified set of neural stem cells that only generate neurons for a month or two.
EPA Aims to Drastically Reduce Animal Testing
EPA Aims to Drastically Reduce Animal Testing
Emily Makowski | Sep 11, 2019
The agency plans to stop funding virtually all toxicology studies in mammals by 2035.
Special Schwann Cells in Mice Play Unsung Role in Pain
Special Schwann Cells in Mice Play Unsung Role in Pain
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 16, 2019
The glia seem to make up part of a newly described sensory organ, the discoverers suggest.
Image of the Day: Right on Target
Image of the Day: Right on Target
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 23, 2019
An injectable biomaterial calls cancer drugs to tumor sites in mice.
Image of the Day: Space Mice
Image of the Day: Space Mice
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 15, 2019
See what the rodents do aboard the International Space Station.
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
Abby Olena | Mar 6, 2019
T cells modified to target disease-contributing B cells improved survival in two mouse models of the autoimmune disease.
Classic Mechanism of Epigenetic Inheritance Is Rare, Not the Rule
Classic Mechanism of Epigenetic Inheritance Is Rare, Not the Rule
Ashley Yeager | Mar 1, 2019
A study suggests that the direct transfer of DNA methylation marks from one generation to the next is much less common than scientists previously thought.
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2019
A microneedle-containing skin patch offers researchers a noninvasive way to survey immune responses in mice.