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BioExplorers: Mice Bomb Sniffing Technology

BioExplorers: Mice Bomb Sniffing Technology

Mice used as a bomb detector – Bioexplorers Israeli start-up named BioExplorers developed a technology which uses mice to detect explosives which could be used for homeland security improving safety in airports and border crossings. The new system should go ...

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Lamarck Making a Comeback?

Scientists from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, under the direction of Professor Larry Feig, have discovered that the severity of learning disorders in mice depends on the mother’s environment when she was young. If these results are ...

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Submissive Mice Help Fight Depression

A research team led by Dr. Albert Pinhasov at the Ariel University Center of Samaria, Israel, has recently created a new animal model of depression. The team used mice whose behavior was more prone to be controlled by other mice ...

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Will Soy Beat Cancer?

Will Soy Beat Cancer?

An experiment conducted by a group of researchers from Northwestern University showed for the first time that an antioxidant present in soybeans was able to reduce the rate of metastases in mice bearing prostate cancer. The amount of the antioxidant ...

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