Enhanced rewarding effect of nicotine in diabetes
Why are the rewarding effects of nicotine greater in diabetic rats?
Contrary to common methods, gait analysis can detect clinically relevant symptoms early on, researchers say.
Heat map Morris water maze testing EthoVision XT
First developed in 1981 by Richard Morris, the Morris water maze task is still one of the most popular tests for memory and learning in rodents.
zebrafish embryo danioscope coiling behavior
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease
Morris water maze testing learning memory mice
Worm infections can cause cognitive problems. But it’s unclear if it affects learning, memory, or both.
PTSD and immune system
It is pretty well-known that stress and anxiety have an effect on the immune system. This can be a real problem, especially in psychiatric disorders.
rat study anabolic steriods
A recent study shows that the use of anabolic steroids diminishes the positive effects of exercise in rats.
zebrafish down syndrome gene autism
Though earlier knockout models in mice failed, researchers have developed a successful zebrafish model.
Parkinson's research with zebrafish
About zebrafish and their important role in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
DanioVision strain differences zebrafish
A zebrafish is not just a zebrafish.
Male of female mouse?
Is it justified to use male mice only in behavioral studies, as many diseases affect men and women differently? This might be the most important argument to favor including female mice in certain studies.