New research sheds light on rabbit domestication

Genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system were particularly important for animal domestication, suggests a new study on rabbits.

Britain to cull thousands of rabbits on tiny Scottish island

The windswept Scottish island of Canna is home to just 12 people -- and 16,000 rabbits. But thousands of the bunnies are set to be culled after their frantic burrowing caused a landslide, officials said Monday.

Scientists create `glow-in-dark bunnies` to battle life-threatening genetic diseases

Researchers have created eight rabbits, which look just like any other white bunnies, but can glow in the dark, in a leap forward for developing medicine for life-threatening genetic diseases.

Scientists create glow-in-the-dark rabbits

Scientists have produced a litter of ordinary-looking rabbits but with a twist - they glow green in the dark!

Rabbits grow their own joint replacements: Study

Scientists are studying how rabbits implanted with artificial bones re-grew their own joints.