News tagged with rat brains

Viruses against cancer

Advanced gliomas regressed completely in rats after treatment with parvoviruses and the animals survived significantly longer than untreated animals. This was shown by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center.

May 04, 2010
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Discovery gives insight into brain 'replay' process

The hippocampus, a part of the brain essential for memory, has long been known to "replay" recently experienced events. Previously, replay was believed to be a simple process of reviewing recent experiences in order to help ...

Mar 11, 2010
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New stroke therapy successful in rats

People with impaired mobility after a stroke soon may have a therapy that restores limb function long after the injury, if a supplemental protein works as well in humans as it does in paralyzed rats.

Jan 12, 2010
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Why newborn babies can't walk

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first steps of an infant is a real milestone in the development of all mammals including humans, but little is known about why some animals can walk soon after birth, while others need ...

Dec 18, 2009 weblog
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