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Jun 9, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
New research suggests the animals know when they've passed up what would have been a good deal.
Apr 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Men, but not women, increase anxiety levels in mice and rats, research shows. Continue reading →
Some effects of the long-lasting, sub-freezing temperatures are only now becoming apparent. One surprise was the discovery that starving rats in New York City had attacked the trees in urban parks for sustenance.
Jan 30, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans won't be the only animals at the Super Bowl this year. Here are 10 other animals that will be in or around MetLife Stadium.
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 →
May 29, 2013 07:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is it a rat? Or is it a rock? (It's a rock.) Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2013 06:03 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Specially trained rats in Mozambique help their human handlers clear miles of land mines. ->
Jun 7, 2011 08:31 AM ET // John D. Cox
A new study shows how regional climate differences controlled the intensity of outbreaks of plague in China.
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