19 Aug 2014
"I'm sorry for having to do the interview this way." says Charles Lee, Ph.D., battling Hartford, Conn., rush-hour traffic with one ear listening for... +more
17 Aug 2014
The right tool for the job is important. A surgeon wouldn’t use a chainsaw when a scalpel offers more control. But sometimes the best treatments... +more
15 Jul 2014
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that regulates sleep and wake rhythms.   The discovery of the... +more
18 Jun 2014
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere, using a mouse model, have recorded the activity of individual nerve cells in a small part of... +more
24 May 2014
Blocking a pain receptor in mice not only extends their lifespan, it also gives them a more youthful metabolism, including an improved insulin... +more
17 Apr 2014
An Overview of Rodent Medicine For critical care of laboratory rodents, there is a scarcity of sources that provide comprehensive, feasible, and... +more
19 Mar 2014
Bioengineers have created 3D brain-like tissue in the lab and kept it alive for more than two months.   The tissue, which exhibited electrical... +more
12 Feb 2014
An immune-regulating cell present in lymph nodes may be able to halt severe cases of sepsis, an out-of-control inflammatory response that can lead to... +more
21 Jan 2014
Think crayfish and you probably think supper, perhaps with mayo on the side. You probably don't think of their brains. Admittedly, crayfish aren't... +more
15 Aug 2013
The false mouse memories made the ethicists uneasy. By stimulating certain neurons in the hippocampus, Susumu Tonegawa and his colleagues caused mice... +more