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US scientists train rats to drive small cars to study benefits to brain


Dr. Kelly Lambert's research lab at the University of Richmond, in the US state of Virginia, trains rats to drive small cars and rewards them with treats, exploring the potential benefits to the brain in the process. Watching rodents drive tiny custom-made cars is "kind of magical," says Lambert, a professor of behavioral neuroscience, adding that she wants to "make sure that it's not just a circus trick, that it is done in a scientific manner."

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