Look at the ears of rats to know if they are happy. Here is how.
A new study that involved lots of tickling and playing with rats has concluded that rats respond to tickling pretty much the same way as humans do.
Ig Nobels honors studies about rats, among others, this year.
Rats in the study were more likely to go after a sugary treat even if it was risky or they knew better when in this type of environment.
Scientists have found a way to actually manipulate consciousness in rats.
The "hunger hormone" ghrelin helps rats with restricted feeding schedules learn to eat more, according to a recent study.
Though obesity and type 2 diabetes negatively affect bone health, exercise can work to combat risk fracture, according to a recent study.
Scientists may just have uncovered the largest rat in history. They've found the fossils of seven giant rat species on East Timor, with the largest up to 10 times the size of modern rats.
Researchers have found fossils belonging to the largest rats that ever lived. The fossil samples revealed evidence that these rats were ten times bigger than modern rats, according to a team of researchers from the Australian National University.
A cancer drug may help to improve memory, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal that memories can indeed be lost and found.
Of course health officials are well aware that a woman's diet during pregnancy can ultimately influence her child's life and development later. Yet did you know that her diet, too, may affect her future child's likelihood of alcohol or nicotine use later in life?