Rats have a rhythm and like to dance to Lady Gaga, researchers find Tech News

Scientists have discovered that rats have a rhythm and will happily jump to the Queen and Lady Gaga.

Sharp-eyed rodents also like a little Mozart, Japanese research has found.

The skill thought to move to the beat of music is primarily associated with humans, scientists have found.

Researchers at the University of Tokyo gave mice a device that could detect the slightest head movement and played them Lady Gaga’s Born This Way, Queen’s Another One Bites the Dust and a Mozart piano sonata.

They found that when played at 132 beats per minute, the mice managed to keep up with all the tracks — the same as humans.

But studies have shown that they dislike it even more when the piece is slowed down or sped up.

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