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
12 Jul 2013
Diet beverages and other non-caloric, artificially sweetened foods and drinks may not be the healthy choice to manage weight that they appear,... +more
27 Jun 2013
Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood. Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to... +more
16 May 2013
A drug developed by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, known as J147, reverses memory deficits and slows Alzheimer's disease in... +more
19 Apr 2013
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research aims to cure Parkinson’s disease In 1998, actor Michael J. Fox, his television and movie... +more