The findings may help scientists better understand human disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, where a person's sense of empathy is disrupted.
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Is your hamster happy? A new tool to assess moods in the furry little rodents can tell if they are optimistic or depressed.
A Maine beaver was just doing what beavers do -- but its busy work happened to knock down a major transmission line.
Atypical among small rodents, the creature's coloring and defensive bark give predators something to think about.
A rodent closely related to guinea pigs used its powerful incisors to do more than just bite things.
Men, but not women, increase anxiety levels in mice and rats, research shows. Continue reading →
Prairie dogs and humans have an unusual behavior in common -- they both do the wave. Continue reading →
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