Learning how to use software for video tracking in animals
A couple of months ago, we had the pleasure to visit the University of Groningen to record a customer success story.
CFI Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has issued an Exceptional Opportunities Fund (EOF) in the fight against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, known as COVID-19.
Homology and analogy in behavioral neuroscience
The point of this blog is to encourage you, as researchers, to ‘double think’, which is to say think like a scientist and think like an animal.
Noldus Grant Assistance Program launched in North America
Grant funding is the lifeblood of academic research. Is successful funding the best path to securing future funding?
Let the software work for you!
Why do more work than you have to? Especially now, do you really want to be stuck inside on a beautiful day scouring over your behavior tracking data to make sure there aren’t any missing samples or tracking jumps?
Neuroscience conferences in 2020 [UPDATED]
Looking for the best neuroscience conferences to add to your 2020 calendar? We’ve put together an comprehensive list of the best (behavioral) neuroscience conferences to attend in 2020.
How bank voles take the future into account
Bank voles are often exposed to predator odor and alarm pheromones. This perceived predation risk may cause cross-generational behavior changes, which seem to be context-dependent on their in utero exposure.
Livestock Research: Tracking sheep to learn their behavior
We recently installed TrackLab at Aberystwyth University in Wales, UK, for the tracking and detailed analysis of the spatial behavior of sheep.
Non-invasive home cage testing of epilepsy in mice
Epilepsy is more than seizures; behavioral changes that occur in between seizures are rarely assessed. A new home cage study from the Baylor College of Medicine aims to change this.
How does heat stress affect the health and welfare of dairy cows?
When environmental temperatures rise, livestock animals, such as dairy cows, are vulnerable to heat stress. Researchers Polsky and von Keyserlingk reviewed how heat stress affects animal productivity, health, and welfare.