Tag: Zoology

An Underwater Salute to Grandma Vera

Marine biologist names new species of sponge after Holocaust survivor grandmother, turning 95. There are many ways to make a beloved grandmother feel special on her birthday, and Tal Idan, a doctoral student...

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Struggling in a Toxic Workplace?

TAU researchers hope to save farmers from snakebites in their fields. Did you know that about 1.8 million instances of snakebite envenoming occur around the world annually, killing about 94,000 people? Snakebite...

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Inside a bat’s brain

Prof. Yaniv Assaf and Prof. Yossi Yovel are working together on a unique collection of brain scans of different mammals It’s a chicken versus egg scenario: Does behavior build a neural network or does...

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Inside a bat’s brain

Prof. Yaniv Assaf and Prof. Yossi Yovel are working together on a unique collection of brain scans of different mammals It’s a chicken versus egg scenario: Does behavior build a neural network or does the...

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Language school for bats

New study proves language acquisition is not limited to human beings A new Tel Aviv University study finds that young bats adopt a specific “dialect” spoken by their own colonies, even when...

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Pursuing the Unknown

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