How Trauma Early In Life Influences Later Behavior

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By rearing rodent fathers-to-be in stressful conditions, researchers found that they and their subsequent offspring are better able to deal with challenging situations later in life. The findings, published in Nature Communications last month, suggest that very early traumatic experiences can be beneficial—and those benefits may be passed on to the next generation.  Many animal […]


28 Teeny Tiny Wild Mice

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When they’re in our homes and eating our food, most consider mice to be repulsive pests. But out in their native fields and woodlands, mice are about as cute as it gets. Because of their size (and perhaps also due to jealousy of their cuteness), there are a lot of things out to get mice, […]


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