Mice

Red wine poured from bottle into glass (Photo credit by AP Photo)

Cheers! Study Says Red Wine May Help Burn Fat

Raise a toast to your waistline. A new study finds a certain chemical consumed when you drink a glass of red wine is not only good for your health, it can help overweight people burn fat.

02/07/2015

A laboratory mouse. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Hope New Drug That Stops Cancer Spread In Mice Leads To One That Works On Humans

It’s called P-3Fax-Neu5Ac, and while it is a long way from commercial use, “it’s promising.”

01/24/2015

A laboratory mouse. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Researchers Erase Specific Memories In Mice Using Pulses Of Light

Researchers at UC Davis are learning how to use lasers to erase specific memories in mice.

10/13/2014

A laboratory mouse. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Stanford, UCSF Researchers Use ‘Vampire Mice’ To Show Newer Blood Can Rejuvenate

Bay Area researchers have found it’s possible the much-sought-after fountain of youth could be running with blood, and they’ve used ‘vampire mice’ to prove their theories.

05/05/2014

Tenant Viviann Green said mice, along with a lack of heat and hot water, are  ongoing problems in her apartment. (CBS)

Bay Area Landlord Accused Of Not Providing Heat, Ignoring Mice

Viviann Green was feeling grateful to get a small apartment for $2,300 a month. But right away she started noticing the problems, such as no heat and no hot water. But the worst problem was mice.

10/31/2012

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BART Station Inspection Reports Find ‘Rats, Rats, Rats’

A San Francisco Weekly review of Bay Area Rapid Transit station agent maintenance reports reveals a persistent rat problem as some stations.

09/14/2012

A deer mouse. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

1,700 Yosemite Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Deadly Rodent Virus

Yosemite officials told 1,700 past visitors on Tuesday they may have been exposed to a rodent-borne disease already blamed for the deaths of two people who stayed at the park.

08/28/2012