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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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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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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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Qualcomm's chairman on digital rat brains, Oculus, and future of health

Paul Jacobs says healthcare will be a big story in tech over the next 10 to 15 years.

By 27 March 2014

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By 7 January 2014

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Car-nage: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer looks absolutely demented

The road warrior is back in this jaw-dropping preview of what could be 2015's most visually stunning movie.

By 11 December 2014

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Share Thanksgiving with Tiny Hamster

The YouTube star returns for a holiday feast of miniature turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and two types of pie.

By 26 November 2014