06 Jul 2015
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that a type of genetic material called “microRNA” plays... +more
29 Jun 2015
Animals respond to fear in predictable ways. A mouse confronted with danger is likely to either freeze in place or run for its life. But how this... +more
22 Jun 2015
The average number of eggs for genetically modified mice (knockout mice) obtained using previous methods of superovulation induction is about 20 but... +more
15 Jun 2015
A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station has found abnormalities in their skin. This is a record stay for any... +more
08 Jun 2015
A new technique for treating polycystic kidney disease has been identified by researchers at The University of Manchester and UCL. Published in... +more
01 Jun 2015
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. The same can be said of the adult brain. Its connections are hard to change, while in children, novel... +more
24 May 2015
"As clever as a guppy" is not a huge compliment. But intelligence does matter to these tropical fish: big-brained guppies are more likely to outwit... +more
18 May 2015
Scientists from the Universities of Bern in Switzerland and Göttingen in Germany have succeeded in restoring vision to blind mice. They've developed... +more
12 May 2015
Dopamine is the chemical messenger in the brain most closely associated with pleasure and reward. Recent scientific advances now shed light on... +more
06 May 2015
Results suggest explanation for why people exposed to nicotine in the womb are more likely to become smokers. Exposure to nicotine in the womb... +more