From brain cancer to diabetes, mouse models help scientists learn about the basic science behind the development of many serious medical conditions. Now, a group of researchers at the University of Oregon believe mice can also help us learn about wellness. Their recent study reports it may be possible to prompt mindfulness in a mouse, which could have interesting implications for humans.
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