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Do rats swim 240 times longer after being saved from drowning?

TRUE (kinda, it's complicated) EDIT: To address Jack Aidley's comment: The physiological measurements mentioned in the paper, which indicates that some rats will die before they even enter the water, ...
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Do rats swim 240 times longer after being saved from drowning?

The claim is without evidence. The statement is present in the conclusion but it is NOT substantiated by the data. The study was over clipping rats wiskers and triming their hair in between wild and ...
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Are the Gaza Health Ministry casualty numbers for the 2023 conflict fake?

The evidence does not suggest that the casualty numbers are faked. Whether that is because of a lack of evidence or because the casualty numbers are not fake is an open question. That said, Abraham ...
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