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rodents

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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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Hamster-wheel standing desk: Embrace the rodent race

Why should hamsters have all the fun? Follow an Instructables guide for making your own standing desk with a human-size hamster wheel for exercise.

By September 18, 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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Researchers sequence cancer-resistant rodent's DNA

Humans might benefit from better understanding the naked mole-rat, which boasts a lack-of-pain sensation in its skin, and resistance to both aging and disease.

By July 5, 2011

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Ep. 749: Where we trust rodents more than meterologists

Something ain't right about Punxsutawney Phil's prediction this year, and today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast is spent ripping apart the little marmot in lieu of our own Staten Island Chuck. We also chat about The Daily, the dangers of cloud-based storage, and more!

By February 2, 2011

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The 404 749: Where we trust rodents more than meteorologists (podcast)

Something ain't right about Punxsutawney Phil's prediction this year, so today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast is spent ripping apart the little marmot in lieu of our own Staten Island Chuck. We also chat about The Daily, the dangers of cloud-based storage, and more!

By February 2, 2011

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Running rodent measures typing speed

USB Mice Wheel responds to your typing speed.

By October 10, 2008

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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