Rats

04.09.15
Rat brains are basically wired up like miniature internets
04.09.15

Rat brains are basically wired up like miniature internets

Drawing on forty years of peer-reviewed research, a team of researchers from the University of Sou...

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06.03.14
Scientists can create and erase memories 'at will'
06.03.14

Scientists can create and erase memories 'at will'

A person is the sum of their memories, so what happens when our personal histories can be deleted...

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03.01.13
Duke melds two rats' minds through the internet, Spock may not approve
03.01.13

Duke melds two rats' minds through the internet, Spock may not approve

Some would say the internet already lets us share every minute detail of our thoughts, much to our...

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07.23.12
Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)
07.23.12

Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)

There's a whole sea of jellyfish out there ready to sting indiscriminately. So, why do we keep try...

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01.24.12
Researchers develop 'wireless optical brain router' to manipulate brain cells
01.24.12

Researchers develop 'wireless optical brain router' to manipulate brain cells

Optogenetics might be a relatively unknown area of neuroscience, but it's one that, thanks to some n...

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07.23.11
The Daily Grind: What's your favorite in-game wildlife?
07.23.11

The Daily Grind: What's your favorite in-game wildlife?

The general rule of MMOs is pretty simple to understand -- if it moves, either get a quest from i...

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06.19.11
Scientists restore memory of drugged rats, hope to do the same with people
06.19.11

Scientists restore memory of drugged rats, hope to do the same with people

Is there anything we can't learn from drugged up rats? Researchers at Wake Forest University and...

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05.30.10
EVE Evolved: Ratting, part 2: Flying safe!
05.30.10

EVE Evolved: Ratting, part 2: Flying safe!

Last week I discussed the basics of the "ratting" profession in EVE Online, from picking a good sys...

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