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Thursday: September 10, 2009

NASA figures out a way to levitate mice using superconducting magnets.NASA figures out a way to levitate mice using superconducting magnets.

Scientists have previously managed to levitate frogs and grasshoppers, but mice are more useful test subjects because their physiology is closer to humans.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:10 AM | Tags (5) | levitation | magnets | mice | nasa | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Cats versus mice through the eye of Photoshop.Cats versus mice through the eye of Photoshop.

The Victorian Cat has for years been the oppressor of the mouse, making him do his every bidding. Victorian Cat is forever the successor.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:38 AM | Tags (6) | photoshop | manipulation | cats | mice | versus | vs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

New study reveals that drinking coffee may help to prevent memory loss.New study reveals that drinking coffee may help to prevent memory loss.

Two months later, the caffeinated rodents did much better on memory tests than mice given 'straight' water, reports The Mirror, and their memories were as sharp as the memories of older, healthy mice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 11:40 AM | Tags (8) | coffee | memory | study | loss | mice | tests | prevention | health |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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