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Study Finds Deer Tick Populations on the Rise in Indiana
Ticks that carry Lyme disease and other illnesses are spreading into Indiana and the Midwest states. (May 25, 2018)

Researchers Regrow Hair on Mice by Inhibiting Enzymes
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center grow hair on the backs of mice by blocking a family of enzymes. (October 26, 2015)

Scientists Place Running Wheels in the Wild to Test Animals' Reactions
Scientists place running wheels in the wild to see if mice really like running on wheels. The wheels attracted mice, frogs and other creatures. (May 24, 2014)

Young Blood Recharges Old Mice Brains Say Stanford Researchers
Stanford researchers have found that young blood can restore mental capabilities in old mice. The circulatory systems of mice were connected in the study. (May 5, 2014)

Singing Mice in Mountain Cloud Forests Use High-Pitched Tunes to Protect Their Turf
Singing mice in the mountain cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama use high-pitched tunes to protect their turf and mark geographic boundaries. (September 26, 2013)

Mice May Permanently Lose Fear of Cats Following Infection With Toxoplasma Parasite
Researchers have found that mice may permanently lose their fear of cats following an infection with the toxoplasma parasite. (September 19, 2013)

South Farallon Islands are the Most Rodent-Dense Islands in the World
The South Farallon Islands, located 27 miles off San Francisco, are the most rodent-dense islands in the world. (August 19, 2013)

Japanese Firms Build Robot That Can Care for 30,000 Lab Mice
Two Japanese companies have built a laboratory animal management robot that can care for 30,000 mice. (July 18, 2013)

10,000 Possibly Exposed to Hantavirus at Yosemite National Park
As many as 10,000 people were exposed to hantavirus at Yosemite National Park. (September 4, 2012)

NASA Satellites Pinpoint Volcanic Eruption That Caused Floating Pumice Sightings
NASA satellites have pinpointed the underwater volcanic eruption that caused the recent floating pumice sightings. (August 14, 2012)

Mice Have Distinct Neural Subsystem to Smell Predators
Scientists have discovered that mice have a distinct neural subsystem that links the nose to the brain and is associated with smells such as those emitted by predators. (July 26, 2012)

Scientists Grow Hair on a Bald Mouse Using Implanted Stem Cells
Japanese researchers have successfully grown hair on the back of the head of a bald mouse. (April 24, 2012)

MIT Study Finds Yogurt Eating Mice are Shiny and Have Larger Testicles
Scientific American is reporting that MIT researchers recently fed mice yogurt in order to study the effects of yogurt on obesity. (April 20, 2012)

Comfy Mice Leads to Better Science Says Stanford Researcher
Nine out of 10 drugs successfully tested in mice and other animal models ultimately fail to work in people. (April 2, 2012)

House Mice Traveled With Vikings in Their Longships
Norwegian house mice traveled with the Vikings in their longships during the late 8th to mid 10th century. (March 19, 2012)

Human Skin Grown on Lab Mice to Cure Skin Diseases
Scientists at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid are conducting research to study how to make use of the potential for auto regeneration of stem skills from skin. (October 17, 2011)