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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By 29 September 2014

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Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By 12 September 2014

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer full of sand, grit, rusty rat rods

Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.

By 29 July 2014

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You are not alone. Rats feel regret too, study says

Scientists at the U of M believe they have proof that rats feel the same sense of missed opportunity as humans do.

By 10 June 2014

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Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By 19 August 2015

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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.

By 2 June 2014

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This new Lego Ninjago set has a working shadow theater

Even ninjas need some downtime -- they can't be all work and no play. Here's a first look at the new ninja-tastic Lego set, the Temple of Airjitzu.

By 9 July 2015

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Working lab-grown oesophagi successfully implanted in rats

Researchers have successfully replaced 20 per cent of a rat's oesophagus with an artificial organ grown in a lab.

By 16 April 2014

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Today's YouTube hope-giver: Mama Rabbit defeats snake with kung fu kicks

Technically Incorrect: More than 2.5 million people have gravitated to a video of a mama rabbit trying to protect her babies. Mama teaches the snake a lesson, and how, with kung fu-style prowess.

By 24 June 2015

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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By 4 June 2015