Optogenetics allow researchers to either activate or inhibit neurons in the brain. To see how this affects behavior, you need to record that behavior and synchronize it with the stimulation. Here's how.
Shrimp is a popular dish, and these crustaceans are a very large part of commercial aquaculture. Especially Pacific white-leg shrimp, as they grow fast and are able to adapt to a wide range of environments.
The early life environment of male bank voles can influence their offspring significantly. Both social stress and nutrient supply have an effect on the chances of survival for two generations.
Unraveling the role of protein synthesis in memory storage across the day and night in a mouse model - how researchers are gaining insights into sleep deprivation and its consequences.
Did you know that cuttlefish have three hearts, have such an advanced vision that they can see what’s behind them, can count to five.
Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, daily life as we know it came to a halt a few months ago. Because of restrictions on travel and meetings, the upcoming FENS Forum 2020 is going virtual for the first time.
A couple of months ago, we had the pleasure to visit the University of Groningen to record a customer success story.
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.
Women worldwide are suffering from opioid addiction. Many receive so-called opioid-maintenance therapy using buprenorphine, but consequences for both mother and baby are largely unknown.
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.