mice

worms

Parasitic Worms Are Weed Edibles for Mice

These worms may be the key to targeted, natural treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases.
Mirjam Guesgen
8.29.18
CYBORGS

Watch a Human Mind-Control a Cyborg Mouse

A group of researchers used optogenetics and brain implants to make mice ignore sex and food.
Samantha Cole
3.30.18
Wait, What?

The Bizarre Chain of Events That Led to an Unusual Number of Ticks This Summer

Ticks can carry Lyme disease and other pathogens, so be extra cautious.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.17
relationships

Your Roommate’s Genes May Be Changing Your Health

A new study in mice suggests that the live-in partner’s genes impacts things like wound healing, immune function, and anxiety.
Jovana Drinjakovic
1.31.17
studies

Neuroscientists Hack Sense of Touch

By tweaking neural calcium levels, it's possible to crank up and down touch sensations.
Michael Byrne
1.1.17
Science

Scientists Are Testing Out Nanoparticles that Can Stop Cancer in Its Tracks

Cancer cells take advantage of one of our immune system’s defense mechanism to spread through the body, but these nanoparticles might be able to stop them.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.19.16
motherboard show

Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death

Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.
Sarah Emerson
6.23.16
security

CERN Has an Actual, Literal ‘Animal Shelter’ for Computer Mice

This is the best thing I've ever seen, ever.
Victoria Turk
6.13.16
china

Space-Grown Mouse Embryos Are a Step Toward Human Colonization

Chinese scientists report embryos developing from two-cell to blastocyst stage while onboard satellite SJ-10.
Emiko Jozuka
4.19.16
Science

Scientists Discover New Clues About How Running May Guard Against Cancer

Mice that ran on a wheel developed fewer tumors by a large margin.
Michael Byrne
2.18.16
Sex

Male Mice without the Y Chromosome Can Still Reproduce, So What’s It For?

A new study shows male mice with no y-chromosome genes can still reproduce, with a little help.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.28.16
Health

How Did Two Yosemite Park Campers Catch the Plague?

And other questions you might be wondering about the scary-sounding disease.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.20.15
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