We knew mice could be surprisingly smart but jeez!!
It's ahmayzing the things a mouse will do just for a few peanuts!
Seriously, these mice are so freakin' smart it's scary!
Running and jumping and things like that we can understand… but slam dunking basketballs?!?
How do you even begin to teach a mouse that??
Check out the video (above) and try to figure it out for yourself because we're stumped and amazed!
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This is some serious crazy science awesomeness!!
Researchers have grafted human brain cells into the brains of mice!
They then tested learning and memory in the mice.
What'd they find?
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Three blind mice…three blind mice…SEE how they run!
After receiving retinal implants, a group of mice now have the ability to see for the first time.
This is a HUGE step towards helping humans with eye diseases!!!!
Scientists used an extremely fine needle to
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An Israeli company, BioExplorers, has been training mice to sniff out bombs and narcotics!
They want to send the rodents into airports to help with security!
No, they don't plan on just letting tons of mice loose into airports… that sounds just awful.
What they want to do is
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Do you drink moderately?
You're hurting your brain.
Bummer, right? It's true, you don't have to drink like a fish to have alcohol hurt your brain — even moderate drinkers are getting the bad side of boozing!
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There have been so many claims about red wine over the years.
Usually, it involves the compound resveratrol.
It is a compound that was thought to be able to actually greatly slow down the aging process, though to get that benefit from red wine, you'd need to drink about a thousand gallons a day.
Scientists are now claiming that
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Astronaut turned author!
Mark Kelly, the husband of Gabby Giffords, is now setting his sights on children's books just four months after releasing Gabby: A Story of Hope and Courage with his wife.
The retired astronaut will be taking inspiration from his own life and putting a kid's twist to it with his new children's book Mousetronaut: A Partially True Story.
Okay, that title just sounds adorable.
The book is based on
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