1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have created a mouse that is said to sing like a bird.
A technique which enables the earliest stages of cancer to be observed in living mice has been developed.
Mice with a disabled RGS14 gene are able to remember objects and learn to navigate mazes better than normal mice.
Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
Researchers have created a GM mouse that develops Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have identified a new chemical (STF-31) that selectively kills kidney cancer cells by blocking their glucose supply.
A new study may explain why our brains produce fewer new neurons with age.
How do you re-animate paralysed limbs? A new approach being trialled on genetically modified mice uses flashes of light.
Mice have been cured of anaemia by an injection of genetically engineered cells that, when injected underneath the skin, formed blood vessels that secreted a hormone called erythropoietin.
The public broadly supports research on animals containing human material, according to an Ipsos Mori survey of 1,042 people.
Schizophrenia is one of the most common serious mental health conditions in the UK, affecting 1 in 2000 people at some time in their lives.
Transgenic mice have been used in research for the last 20 years, and have made significant contributions to biomedical research.
About one in 30,000 boys are born with a defective gene that causes haemophilia B.