research models

The Scent of a Man

A fascinating research project undertaken by Jeff Mogil’s lab at McGill University suggests that the odors emanating from male laboratory technicians elevate the stress level of mice, causing the rodents, paradoxically, to feel less pain. Continue reading

The Rat Pack

Charles River recently aided in a study involving wild rats who, let’s face it, represent a much different “clientele” than the well-bred laboratory rats we traditionally work with on a daily basis. Continue reading