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Molecule Found in Huntington’s Patients Kills Cancer Cells
Jim Daley | Feb 13, 2018
Researchers were able to slow tumor growth in a mouse model of human ovarian cancer.
DBS with Nanoparticle-Based Optogenetics Modifies Behavior in Mice
Diana Kwon | Feb 8, 2018
Researchers develop a new technique to selectively activate neurons deep in the rodent brain, taking a step toward noninvasive brain stimulation for neurological disorders.
Neurons Use Virus-Like Proteins to Transmit Information
Diana Kwon | Jan 15, 2018
In mice and flies, the Arc protein forms capsids and carries genetic information.
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
Catherine Offord | Oct 3, 2017
Mice receiving the treatment produced their own monoclonal antibodies and survived infection with the life-threatening pathogen
Image of the Day: Mitochondria, Live and in Color
Staff | Sep 27, 2017
Mitochondria age differently depending upon whether they’re located in the liver, heart, or kidney, scientists find in flies and mice.
A Bacterial Messenger Molecule Extends Healthspan
Sandhya Sekar | Aug 28, 2017
that make indoles protect older worms, flies, and mice from frailty.
Image of the Day: Power Move
Staff | Jul 25, 2017
When certain neurons in the prefrontal neurons cortex are turned on, mice subjugate their neighbors in a display of power.
Image of the Day: Cortical Lightning Storm
Staff | Jul 18, 2017
Neurons in a mouse model of autism consistently fire in response to whisker agitation.
Analysis of Mouse Genes Reveals Novel Disease Models
Diana Kwon | Jun 26, 2017
The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium aims to characterize the entire mouse genome, starting first with more than 3,300 genes.
Immunological Differences Between Lab Mice and Wild Mice
Diana Kwon | May 5, 2017
Discrepancies in the populations’ immune systems suggest murine models of immunological disorders possess more limitations than scientists had appreciated.