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A Rat Had Basically No Brain. But It Could Still See, Hear, Smell, and Feel.

Many scientists agree that, although the brain can grow and develop, specific parts are meant only for specific functions, says Northeastern professor Craig Ferris. What if there were an animal that proved them wrong? I smell a rat.

We Know Exercise Is Good for Your Skin. This Protein Mimics Those Effects in Mice.

Skin cells lose their ability to heal themselves with age. Northeastern biologist Justin Crane is testing how a new treatment to heal wounds in older mice can help researchers understand the mechanisms of healing human skin cells.