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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 Jan. 6, 2014

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Scientists link rats to real-world 'Matrix' via the Internet

Rodents connected by brain waves prove feasibility of a networked brain, sans Keanu Reeves.

By Mar. 1, 2013

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Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords

A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.

By Jun. 4, 2012

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Lab-engineered lung tissue lives on in rats

One team of scientists implants functional lab-made lung tissue into rats, while another makes a microdevice that mimics real lungs and could be used to test drugs.

By Jun. 24, 2010

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For cubicle rats, a portable kitchen

How many times have we wished we could pack a mini microwave/fridge/pantry right on our desk?

By Sep. 17, 2008

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NASA hunts rats for public health

From satellite images, NASA can pinpoint the habitats of rodents carrying plague-infected fleas--as part of a program to prevent outbreaks of infectious disease.

By Dec. 12, 2007

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RC X-Wing takes flight, terrifies womp rats

The RCX4 Star Stryker is a Star Wars X-Wing Fighter-inspired radio-controlled helicopter found at CES 2010.

By Jan. 7, 2010

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A combo USB storage mouse for pack rats

Wireless dongle can be detached depending on what function is used.

By Mar. 14, 2008

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The 404 427: Where despite all our rage we are still just rats in a cage

The hosts of The 404 get together and remember the Smashing Pumpkins, examine George Clooney's bizarre request, run through eight tech products from the 1980s, and get into a huge discussion about washing machines. Also, a contest for NHL 10!

By Sep. 17, 2009

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The 404 427: Where despite all our rage we are still just rats in a cage

Today's episode of The 404 is especially passionate, maybe because we know it's the last one of the week. No show tomorrow, but look out for two special throwback episodes coming your way Friday and Sunday. Anyway, onto today's stories. As the title states, we're taking a trip back to our childhood and remembering some of our favorite Smashing Pumpkins songs and music videos.

By Sep. 17, 2009