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Rat Race
Rat Race
Molly Sharlach | Jan 1, 2015
Neuroscientist Anthony Zador explains why he uses rats to understand auditory attention in the brain.
May the Best Rodent Win
May the Best Rodent Win
Molly Sharlach | Jan 1, 2015
Are mice, considered by some to be the less intelligent rodent, edging out rats as laboratory models of decision making?
NYC’s Pathogen-Riddled Rats
NYC’s Pathogen-Riddled Rats
Bob Grant | Oct 15, 2014
Researchers find more than a dozen brand new viruses lurking in rodents inhabiting the Big Apple.
Light’s Dark Side
Light’s Dark Side
Kate Yandell | Jul 25, 2014
Exposure to dim light at night speeds the growth of human breast cancer tumors implanted into rats and makes the cancer resistant to the drug tamoxifen.
GM Crop Concerns
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 20, 2012
A questionable study claims that rats fed approved genetically modified maize developed cancer and died early.