Project ‘DeepSqueak’ Aims to Decipher What Mice and Rats Are Really Chattering About

The image of a lab rat is an iconic symbol of scientific research, and for good reason: These rodents are remarkably good stand-ins for human subjects because of how closely their physiology and genetic make-up resemble ours. Because of this, mice and rats are used to study everything from cancer to diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease. Read More >>