Behavioral tests as the open field may overlook complex patterns of behavior. Today our guest bloggers explain about a new set-up for zebrafish larvae.
We all have our favorite celebrities, then there are those we love to hate. Who would you want to pay to represent your product or brand?
Real time measurement techniques like FaceReader might be the key to measuring flow in real-time.
Imagine you are dropped in the center of a wide open field. Would you explore the entire area? Or hunker down around the edges, fearing predators and other unknowns?
David Schindler and colleagues developed a software, µCap (muCap), which is capable of creating a link between video footage and phases of the experiment, suitable for automated analysis in FaceReader.
Why is it that when people drink, only small subsets of individuals develop an alcohol addiction? Steven Tran from the Gerlai Lab tells us why zebrafish are very helpful in the search for the answer to this question.
The lab of Prof. Richard Baines investigates how the electrical development of neurons is regulated. His research was long based on the larvae of fruitfly, but the lab recently started using zebrafish larvae.
This week we have a guest post by Iris Hovens. She has done some really interesting research into the consequences of surgery in terms of reduced memory and concentration problems.
The role of facial expression in resisting enjoyable advertisements.
In Planckendael Wild Animal Park (Belgium), researchers have been observing a group of bonobos and have found that the differences between chimpanzees and bonobos are not always as black and white as generally believed.