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An automated training paradigm reveals long-term #memory in planaria and its persistence through #head regeneration | Journal of Experimental Biology | #persistency #worm jeb.biologists.org/content/ear

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...
URL: arxiv.org/abs/1202.3033
PDF: arxiv.org/pdf/1202.3033v1
Entry: read.somethingorotherwhatever.

Number sense in : 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 rstb.royalsocietypublishing.or in a great special issue by Phil.Trans.R.Soc.

Our paper about the sums of 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. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10

It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong. ~ Richard Feynman mastodon.social/media/DJKwoH9k

With more than 15.000 scientists from 184 countries, I signed this warning: action is more urgent today than it ever has been. academic.oup.com/bioscience/ar

Congratulation to Alice: her first PhD paper is out. She is working on decision making during foraging in species.
Charalabidis et al. (2017) Risk of predation makes foragers less choosy about their food. PLoS ONE, 12(11):e0187167 journals.plos.org/plosone/arti

Today's youth are our future! The successive French governments have consistently sacrificed the . Excellent article (in French) and data by Thomas Picketty : piketty.blog.lemonde.fr/2017/1

Don't just publish your research—publicize it. Scientists simply can't be silent, or else truly will be silenced.

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. sciencedirect.com/science/arti

Really nice webpage illustrating the data from a recent Science paper about the evolution of bird egg shape
Data illustration: vis.sciencemag.org/eggs/
Orginal paper: science.sciencemag.org/content