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Mouse 'Avatars' Guide Cancer Treatments

Mouse 'Avatars' Guide Cancer Treatments

AP (Dec. 15, 2014) Scientists often test drugs on mice, but now some cancer patients are doing the same. They're paying a private lab to breed mouse 'avatars' that carry bits of their own tumors so treatments can first be tried on customized rodents. (Dec. 15) Video provided by AP
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Tiny Hamster Eating Thanksgiving Meal Breaks the Internet

Tiny Hamster Eating Thanksgiving Meal Breaks the Internet

Buzz60 (Nov. 19, 2014) A tiny hamster and a bunny and rat enjoy a tiny Thanksgiving meal where they stuff themselves to the brim. Sean Dowling (@SeanDowlingTV) has the cute video. Video provided by Buzz60
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Canada Puts Birds Drunk on Fermented Berries in Mini 'Drunk Tanks'

Canada Puts Birds Drunk on Fermented Berries in Mini 'Drunk Tanks'

Buzz60 (Nov. 18, 2014) Wildlife officials in Yukon, Canada say birds such as Bohemian Waxwings are feeding on frost-fermented berries, which are making the birds too drunk to fly straight. Jen Markham explains how the government is repurposing some hamster cages as ‘bird drunk tanks,’ to help the birds sober up. Video provided by Buzz60
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Mouse Mind Control Could Open Door To Future Treatment

Mouse Mind Control Could Open Door To Future Treatment

Newsy (Nov. 12, 2014) Scientists have figured out a way to alter mouse genes with our brains, and it could open the door to controlling other things with our minds. Video provided by Newsy
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