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Apr 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Men, but not women, increase anxiety levels in mice and rats, research shows. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Prairie dogs and humans have an unusual behavior in common -- they both do the wave. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2013 07:26 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Two thousand dead mice full of painkillers were dropped into Guam to kill invasive snakes. Continue reading →
Oct 21, 2013 03:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It's not easy being clean, according to a new study that finds domesticated animals are far more fastidious than their wild counterparts. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2013 09:13 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A parasite linked to suicidal behavior and schizophrenia in humans is now causing some mice to become super confident around cats. Continue reading →
Sep 26, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Deep in the cloud forests of Central America, two species of singing mice put on a high-pitched opera to mark their territory.
Aug 15, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The oldest member of the longest-living family of mammals has just been identified. Continue reading →
Jul 31, 2013 03:20 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Naked mole rats live very long lives for a rodent and hardly ever get cancer. What's their secret? Scientists have identified a molecule named HMM-HA that seems to keep cancer at bay. Continue reading →
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