First rodent found with a human-like menstrual cycle

  • Nadia Bellofiore

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Now researchers at Monash University in Clayton, Australia, say that they have found a rodent that defies this conventional wisdom: the spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus). If the finding holds up, the animal could one day be used to research women's menstruation-related health conditions.

Period10 Jun 2016

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