zebrafish down syndrome gene autism
Though earlier knockout models in mice failed, researchers have developed a successful zebrafish model.
Observe elderly in their own home
Older people are healthier these days and like to live in their own homes as long as possible. As a result, the need for home care services is increasing.
Conference at Dom Square, Utrecht
Conference
Please visit the ECDP 2017 at Dom Square, located in the very heart of the city Utrecht, and take the opportunity to network, meet old friends and colleagues, exchange knowledge, and to say hi!
Male of female mouse?
Is it justified to use male mice only in behavioral studies, as many diseases affect men and women differently? This might be the most important argument to favor including female mice in certain studies.
Infant eye gaze
Guest blog
Researcher Rebecca Knapp was interested to know whether infant eye gaze away from the mother, or eye gaze directed to the mother, would correspond to increased maternal oxytocin. Read her blog post to learn more.
Consumer drinking
Conference
Pangborn 2017 takes place from 20-24 August 2017, and of course, Noldus will be present too!
How do mice act in complete darkness?
How do mice act in complete darkness? Ann-Kristina Fritz and her colleagues ordered a large, round open field with IR backlight, custom made by Noldus, to investigate.
In control of emotions
Studies show that people with anorexia nervosa have reduced facial expressivity of emotions while viewing emotionally provoking stimuli. Researcher Leppanen and her team used FaceReader to investigate this.