Mice are crucial part of lab research. Everything from their cells and their behavior are dissected in the name of science. Some of the biggest medical breakthroughs owe thanks to mice, but all that may come into question due to a shocking new discovery that threatens to blow apart decades of research.
Mice are more scared of male researchers than of female ones.
It sounds almost too comical to be true, but a new study published in the journal Nature Methods argues that mice’s aversion to men is all too real — and it may have had incalculable impact on past research.
This is why men shouldn’t do science.