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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

 

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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.

January 9, 2008

 

Black Lab Mice in Cage

Lab Mice

Did you know that the standard lab mouse these days is black, with a nice glossy coat?

July 17, 2007

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger bench pressing

Super Men (and Women)

We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.

June 11, 2007

 

cat with long white whiskers

Why Whiskers?

Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?

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