Happy Holidays from BHIC
Hmm — turns out rats aren’t naughty, but nice! A recent study in Science shows they eagerly freed trapped cage mates. After that, they went even further, opening another restraint so that the two could share chocolate. Interesting! Look for this one soon on NLM PubMed (www.pubmed.gov/ ) the world’s largest Web site of biomedical info.
Read more in the December 9, 2011 edition of Science, “Empathy and Pro-Social Behavior in Rats.” [via NLM Facebook]