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The Mouse in Science


Read on to learn about mouse biology and physiology as well as why mice are so often used in scientific experiments as compared to other animals.

Mouse Physiology - Informative facts and figures about the mouse's anatomy such as heart rate, water intake and respiration rate (breaths per minute).

Mouse Biomethodology - Written by laboratory personnel as guidelines and information for other staff working with mice.

Why Use Mice in Experiments? - Article about what it is that makes mice so 'suitable' for research and comparable to humans.

The Mouse in Science: Cancer Research - Different types of mice used in cancer research are explained as well as what these strains do for research and advancement of treatments.

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