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Tags: mice studies

7/31/2017

Stem cell brain implants–what could go wrong? Guardian doesn’t say

5/30/2017

Newsweek speculates about an ‘obesity cure,’ and doesn’t disclose important conflict of interest

5/10/2017

Marijuana and memory: Newsweek writes about mouse research–but is at least upfront about it

3/31/2017

NBC calls rodent retina research ‘game changer’ for vision loss in people

2/16/2017

Invasive weed kills superbugs? All we know is it might work in mice

12/9/2016

Guardian’s story on strobe lights: Mouse research on Alzheimer’s again finds its way to mainstream audience

10/21/2016

Here we go again: TIME writes about preliminary mouse research

8/15/2016

‘Alzheimer’s disease can be fully cured:’ Medical Daily story is a forehead-slapper

4/14/2016

WaPo story generalizes findings of small study on mice to pregnant women

2 3/11/2016

CNN story on fasting diet study veers into clickbait territory