Researchers found that the popular type-2 diabetes drug, metformin was effective in extending the lifespan of male mice.
Scientists have successfully been able to implant a false memory in a mouse by manipulating brain cells that encode that information, according to a new study.
The immunosuppressive drug rapamycin might increase longevity, but new research suggests that it has limited effects on aging.
Japanese scientists have successfully created a fully functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood, adding hope that many in need of liver transplants, may be able to get it sooner than expected.
Researchers found that when obese male mice reproduced, their children had higher levels of body fat in comparison to the offspring of normal weight mice parents.
Researchers found that stressed male mice's sperm could influence offspring brain development.
Researchers found that a key distinguishing factor in telling identical mice apart was the level of curiosity that these rodents exhibited.
A study found that a new drug was effective in preventing some PTSD symptoms in mouse models.
A number of mice and eight gerbils have done what many of us have wished to do, spend a month in space. A Russian capsule with the purpose of investigating how well organisms can withstand extended flights, scientists said Sunday as the month-long mission landed back down on Earth.
Over 1.3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition that hampers and halts physical movement by gradually destroys bones, muscles, joints, cartilage and other connective tissue. While the cause of rheumatoid arthritis is not yet known, scientists have recently found that fat cells can trigger the chronic inflammatory disorder.
Researchers found that mice raised with two parents as opposed to one had more nerve growth.
Scientists have discovered for the first time that the body's aging switch may be located in the brain.
Scientists have long puzzled over why early pregnancy protects women from breast cancer. Researchers say early pregnancy protects humans and rodents against breast cancer. Previous research found that having a child before the age of 20 decreases a woman's risk of breast cancer by half.
Regular exercise may reduce a person's risk of developing liver cancer, according to a new study on mice.
A research team from the University of Missouri reported that a new radiation therapy used on cancer-stricken mice produced no harmful side effects while effectively putting the cancer in remission.