New advances in stem-cell derived mouse embryo model — ScienceDaily

Just two weeks after announcing the development of a mouse embryo model, complete with beating hearts and the foundations for a brain and other organs, from mouse stem cells, researchers…

Neuroscientists have identified an oscillatory circuit that controls the rhythmic movement of mouse whiskers — ScienceDaily

Many of our bodily functions, such as walking, breathing, and chewing, are controlled by brain circuits called central oscillators, which generate rhythmic firing patterns that regulate these behaviors. MIT neuroscientists…

This mouse can’t keep a secret about the ‘secretome’ — ScienceDaily

The “secretome” refers to proteins that are secreted by a cell, a tissue or an organism. In anew study published in Open Biology, USC Stem Cell scientist Andy McMahon and…

Scientists create synthetic mouse embryos, a potential key to healing humans

Comment on this story Comment Stem cell researchers in Israel have created synthetic mouse embryos without using a sperm or egg, then grown them in an artificial womb for eight…

Researchers create mouse model to network complex interactions — ScienceDaily

Researchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction, popularly known as a heart attack. The new model predicts several useful new drug combinations that may one…

In mouse study, heart is unaffected by lung inflammation alone — ScienceDaily

Researchers have shown for the first time in mice that heart problems associated with the flu are not caused by raging inflammation in the lungs, as has long been predicted.…

A new drug to treat liver disease? Rutgers researchers discover hormone has therapeutic effects on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mouse study — ScienceDaily

A hormone that triggers puberty and controls fertility in humans might be developed as a treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to new Rutgers research. The study, appearing in…

In mouse models, weekly doses of prednisone to enhance muscle function were sharply more effective when given at a specific time of day — ScienceDaily

Each year, about 20,000 children are diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and other systemic damage. Duchenne primarily affects males and is…