Two rats thousands of miles apart have successfully communicated through thought alone to solve a series of problems.
Researchers at Duke University have managed to develop an experimental prototype that allows rats to "touch" invisible infrared light.
Animals can focus their sense of smell in much the same way as humans focus their eyes, helping them detect predators and search out food.
The neuroscience professor who three years ago succeeded in storing information in slices of brain tissue has now been able to do the same thing for different types of memory.
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Want to know if you've got TB? Just spit on a rat. A new study has shown that trained giant African rats are 44 percent better at detecting the disease than trained people using microscopy.