An automated training paradigm reveals long-term #memory in planaria and its persistence through #head regeneration | Journal of Experimental Biology | #persistency #worm http://jeb.biologists.org/content/early/2013/06/27/jeb.087809
Orange Peels and Fresnel Integrals
Article by Bartholdi, Laurent and Henriques, André G.
In collections: Attention-grabbing titles, Easily explained, Things to make and do, Food
There are two standard ways of peeling an orange: either cut the skin along meridians, or cut it along a spiral. We consider here the second method, and study the shape of...
#Neuroscience Needs #Behavior: Correcting a Reductionist #Bias | #reductionism http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627316310406
Number sense in #fish: fascinating evolutionary implications since the divergence between fishes and vertebrates dates back 450 million years. Agrillo & Bisazza 2018. Understanding the origin of number sense: a review of fish studies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 373:20160511 http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/373/1740/20160511 in a great special issue by Phil.Trans.R.Soc. #science #evolution #cognition #number_sense #number #numerosity
Our paper about the sums of #AIC weights is published in the last issue of MEE : Galipaud et al. 2017. A farewell to the sum of akaike weights: the benefits of alternative metrics for variable importance estimations in model selection. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:1668-1678. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2041-210X.12835/abstract #Ecology #Statistics #Science
Science #reproducibility crisis: one more recommendation in favor of #negative_results. Nature editorial https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-07325-2 #Science
Congratulation to Alice: her first PhD paper is out. She is working on decision making during foraging in #carab species.
Charalabidis et al. (2017) Risk of predation makes foragers less choosy about their food. PLoS ONE, 12(11):e0187167 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0187167
#science #biology #behaviour #decisionmaking #insect
Today's youth are our future! The successive French governments have consistently sacrificed the #education #budget. Excellent article (in French) and data by Thomas Picketty : http://piketty.blog.lemonde.fr/2017/10/12/budget-2018-la-jeunesse-sacrifiee/
It’s finally done. A subway-style diagram of the major Roman roads, based on the Empire of ca. 125 AD
From random pattern to regular sleep/feeding schedule in human baby #sleep #baby #chronobiology
Don't just publish your research—publicize it. Scientists simply can't be silent, or else #science truly will be silenced.
Can you make your #brain *not* see this circle #illusion? #optical http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/can-you-make-your-brain-not-see-this-circle-illusion
Fiddling with smartphone and laptop during meetings or lectures? This study is a mythbuster: millennials and other digital natives are no better at multitasking than older users. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0742051X16306692