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'Rodents on Turntables': The best minute and a half of your day

Watch as a bunch of cute hamsters, mice, and other small furballs run around in circles -- and at times, just quietly go along for the ride -- on a spinning record.

By May 19, 2014

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Scientists make a dead rodent see-through, and it isn't pretty

A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.

By August 1, 2014

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Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents

The best-laid schemes of mice and... well, mice. Intimidating opponents is even easier when playing chess with dead mice. Artist Rachael Garcia explains why having a chess set you can pet is fun.

By December 10, 2013

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Superhero costumes for small rodents: Yes, please

Chinchillas, hamsters, and guinea pigs get an opportunity to show their inner superhero with an Etsy costume collection.

By October 21, 2013

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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3D print your own chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp

A group of creators on Thingiverse have been 3D printing their own interpretations of a chess set designed by conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp.

By July 7, 2014

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Lab mice scared of men

New research has revealed that lab mice react differently to men and women, and this can influence test results.

By April 29, 2014

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Chess app lets you get whupped by a child prodigy

Pit yourself against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen when he was just 5, or take him on in his current role as a grandmaster champion.

By February 26, 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 January 6, 2014

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DIY 'Dune' sandworm costume will spice up your cosplay

Prepare to feast on unsuspecting humans when you don this homemade "Dune" sandworm costume.

By November 13, 2013