A recent research has scientists pointing out that lab mice in medical experiments might just be way too clean. Since they live in very hygienic conditions, the findings of the immune system's medical studies might be influenced.
Pet rats have been linked to a recent outbreak of Seoul virus, a type of hantavirus, in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Mice were once again used as test subjects in medical science's quest to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers examine genes that are related to the aging process.
Scientists discover that body size can influence sperm length and quantity.
An antibody abundant in mice and previously thought to offer poor assistance in fighting infection may actually play a key role in keeping immune responses in check, suggests a new study.
Obesity can trigger dangerous inflammation during immunotherapy, a new study reported.
Researchers have used light to erase specific memories in mice, proving a basic theory of how different parts of the brain work together to retrieve episodic memories, according to a new study.
Type 2 diabetes is another thing humans have in common when mice.
The hormone estrogen can specifically trigger brain serotonin neurons to inhibit binge eating in female mice, according to a new study.
A new study found that probiotics effectively combatted peanut allergies in mice models.
By striking up the right rhythm in the right brain region at the right time, researchers managed to endow mice with greater touch sensitivity than other mice, according to a new study.
Gene therapy protects mice from a life-threatening heart disease caused by muscular dystrophy, according to a new research.
The research team from Stanford University School of Medicine experimented on mice models and discovered that targeted brain stimulation can improve motor recovery post stroke.
A recent study found that offspring who have been exposed to lead through their mothers have an increased risk of obesity.