Despite ongoing protest from animal-rights activists, scientists continue to conduct experiments on mice. What has made mice the favored subject for so many medical studies? Men and mouse are both mammals, for one. More importantly, the entire setup of our brains is nearly identical. Not only do man and mouse share the same neurotransmitters, receptors, proteins and signaling mechanisms, we also have very similar reward systems.
5 Medical Miracle Mouse Experiments and real-world payoffs they could have for humans in the future