Study Shows Lab Rats Would Rather Mess With A Researcher Than Eat Chocolate

The piece is actually Study shows lab rats would rather free a friend than eat chocolate Neuroscientists (which should give away the punch line) at the University of Chicago, are all giddy about their ‘discovery’. Watch the video. (Note to professor, when one baby cries, others cry in reaction.) “…pairs of rats that normally shared … Continue reading “Study Shows Lab Rats Would Rather Mess With A Researcher Than Eat Chocolate”

Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture

Ueli Rutishauser, at Caltech (California Institute of Technology) has arrived at an interesting finding. Brain cells or neurons can recognise whole faces, not their parts, enabling us to tell friends from strangers or a sad from a happy face. Sort of upsets the whole apple cart, doesn’t it? Current Biology quotes Rutishauser: “The finding really … Continue reading “Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture”