There's a promising new cancer vaccine in the works that has a perfect survival rate in mice with melanoma. Even more impressively, the same vaccine is also effective in preventing the recurrence of tumors.
Astro-mice are on a rocket to the International Space Station as part of a project that's studying the effects of zero-gravity on sleeping patterns and the gut. Ten rodents will be staying for a record-breaking 90 days on the station.
Mice sperm produces offspring after being stored aboard the ISS. Although there were minor changes in the DNA, there is very little difference between the offspring from mice sperm from space and from Earth.
Plasma from human umbilical cords and younger mice have surprisingly proven to improve cognitive function of old mice.
Once the peptide was tested in mice whose equivalent age in humans is 90, it restored its missing fur, improved some organ functions and rejuvenated its stamina.
Improved technique can get them to pick up sounds as quiet as a whisper.
Flip a switch in a mouse's brains and watch it turn into a killer.
We may have to take that New Year's resolution about dieting and exercising a bit more seriously. But if you feel a bit bored when it comes to the moving part, scientists may be starting to understand why.
Scientists have found the first step toward discovering the biochemistry that controls the switch from wakefulness to sleep. The first unbiased genetic screen for sleep defects in mice has resulted in two interesting mutants: Sleepy, which sleeps excessively, and Dreamless, which lacks rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.
Natural compound in brocolli and other green vegetables could reduce the signs of aging.
What hurts a single mouse can hurt every mouse in the immediate vicinity. That's the conclusion of a latest study that examined the social transfer of pain in mice, carried out by scientists at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland. The experiment, published on Science Advances, show that pain can move from one animal to the other without any illness or injury required. When a particular group of mice was given a painful stimulus, another group that was completely unaffected exhibited the same kind of increased sensitivity at first.
Disgusting as it might be nowadays, but there is a possibility of Europeans back 5,000 years ago eating rodents.
The sound that mice makes is never before heard in any species before.
A new research shows that sick mice avoid spreading diseases by isolating themselves away from their social group.