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August 23, 2017

 

a sleeping man

Goodnight, Sleep

As early as their 20s, people can experience a decline in the efficiency of their sleep receptors.

August 4, 2017

 

three mice: two in a running wheel, one with only head visible on the left

Three (No Longer) Blind Mice

In a recent experiment, scientists used transplated photoreceptors to restore vision in mice.

July 27, 2017

 

a mouse in a person's hand

Killer Mice

Scientists have found a way to turn mice into fierce hunters.

August 16, 2014

 

Scientists See Through Mice To Medical Developments

New "clearing" technique allows scientists to see into an organism's cells without damaging tissue.

May 13, 2013

 

mouse on gloved hand

Human Brain Cells Successfully Grown In Mice

New experimental results could be good news for those suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.

December 21, 2011

 

acorns on the floor

Acorn Productive Vs White-Footed Mouse: The Saga Continues

In years that the white-footed mouse population is low, acorn production is high. In years when there are a lot of mice, the oak trees produce few acorns. Why?

October 21, 2010

 

Close up of a White and gray cat with owner

Why Do Cats Have Slit Pupils And Humans Have Round Pupils?

You probably have noticed that cats have slit pupils and humans have round pupils. What are the advantages of each pupil shape?

June 8, 2009

 

Close up of teeth cleaning

Gene Enamel Fix

Having trouble with cavities or tooth decay? Read about the "Gene Enamel Fix" on this Moment of Science.

May 27, 2009

 

Bees swarming around hive

Rodents, Bees, and Elephants

You've probably heard that elephants are afraid of small rodent like mice and rats. But is there really any truth in this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

April 23, 2009

 

Magnified e. coli toxin

Molecular Toxin Removal

There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.

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