Tag: mice

Isolating cause and effect with sensitive mice

10.12.14 The smallest environmental change can have an impact on a mouse. Natasha Karp explains how experiments must be carefully designed to take this into account to reduce future animal usage.

Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Odour, ardour and anger

04.09.14 Why do male and female mice behave differently? As Ximena Ibarra-Soria explains, smell plays a role but it’s not as straightforward as you might expect.

Is it as plain as the nose on one’s face?

13 Sept 2012: Have you ever considered whether we all sense the world the same way? Darren Logan at the Sanger Institute studies how our genes influence how we perceive the environment around us, and how our brains makes sense of our senses.

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Handle with care: animal husbandry’s virtuous circle

3 Sept 2012: Jacqui White, from the Institute’s Mouse Genetics team, describes how our researchers are committed to treating their animals in the most humane, caring and sensitive way possible …