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  • Then the researchers found something startling: It wasn't just that the mice's clock-gene mutation changed their behavior, but also that their behavior influenced the clock genes.

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  • As the fat cells increased in size and number, so did the mice's abdominal fat.

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  • Sure enough, the mice's hair grew back each time, and the compound also showed promise in preventing hair loss.

    Scientists Find A Possible Treatment For Baldness

  • Elevating the mice's vitamin D to levels comparable to those in mice receiving UV light, however, did not confer these benefits.

    Test-Takers Shrug Off the Effects of Alcohol

  • Researchers injected mice with proteins that make the immune system attack the mice's own nerve tissue, triggering multiple-sclerosis-like symptoms, and then exposed them to varying levels of ultraviolet light.

    Test-Takers Shrug Off the Effects of Alcohol

  • The mice's heat generation and calorie-burning rate went up, too, according to research they published in the journal Nature in 2008.

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  • In 2008 he and colleagues announced in a paper in Nature Medicine that they had managed to do just that: when he injected human bone-forming stem cells tagged with HCELL into mice, the cells headed for the mice's bones and began forming human bone there.

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  • And the Columbine killers, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, told classmates that they smashed mice's heads and set them on fire.

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  • In one experiment, Dr. Young and his colleagues gave two groups of mice different antibiotic treatments to see what happened to the "community" of bugs that had inhabited the mice's intestines.

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  • Aicar increased test mice's endurance on a treadmill by 44 percent over a course of four weeks of treatment but no exercise.

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