Rodents Videos
November 30, 2015

Newsy (Oct. 25, 2015) — Florida reinstated black bear hunting to control populations, but activists are concerned the Florida black bear population isn't stable enough. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 7, 2015) — A simplified computer model of a mouse brain is created by neurorobotics engineers to demonstrate how the body and brain interact with each other. They mapped 200,000 neurons in the virtual mouse brain to different parts of the rodent's body, including its spinal cord, whiskers, eyes and skin, allowing researchers to perform virtual experiments on the 'creature'. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Newsy (Feb. 4, 2015) — Research using CT scans has revealed the biggest rodent ever used its teeth the same way elephants use their tusks. In other words, for many things. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Popular Science (Dec. 17, 2014) — A novel technique tracks every cell in a developing embryo. Credit: William Lemon, Fernando Amat and Philipp Keller, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA, USA Video provided by Popular Science ... watch video

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 ... watch video

Newsy (May 15, 2014) — The mice were given human stem cells to test stem cell rejection. But instead of rejecting the human cells, the mice began to show positive reactions. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

AP (July 31, 2013) — Many people think of mice as pests. Not scientists at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. They're raising meadow jumping mice and other species and releasing them into the wild -- all part of a plan to help restore dwindling Midwestern prairies. ... watch video

AFP (June 18, 2013) — Dozens of great hamsters are being reintroduced into France's Alsace region, in an effort to boost population numbers of the species, which is endangered and unique to the area around Strasbourg. ... watch video

Reuters (June 3, 2013) — Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the scientists say they saw the organs 'grow younger' before their eyes, results that could eventually help in the treatment of human heart disease. ... watch video (Mar. 10, 2013) — Nikki Everett, President of ECHO Event Solutions, Founder of R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids) Charlotte, a gluten/allergen-free event consultant, speaks at the Gluten Free Society - Humble Civic Center. ... watch video

AFP (Jan. 7, 2013) — In the Galapagos Islands, one of the world's greatest havens for biodiversity, conservationists have turned poisoners – they dropped 12 tons of poisoned rat food on Pinzon Island in November, in a an attempt to eradicate the rat population that has terrorized the indigenous wildlife since it was introduced, probably by pirate ships, centuries ago. ... watch video

National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly species with a taste for the wild life spark an ecological disaster? Wild Chronicles follows conservationists working to control the feral cat population by calling on Crittercam® to find out how a game of cat and mouse really plays out. ... watch video