SoT 113: A Brain The Size Of A Pea

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Topics covered:

What a Peahen Really Watches When a Peacock Tries to Impress Her

Researchers Find More Evidence That Dolphins Use Names

Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light

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Introducing “Imperceptibly” Thin Electronics

A peacock fans its tail to try and impress a peahen, but she's not interested. A new study investigated what does impress peahens, and it comes down to, well, size. Image: ToastyKen / WikiMedia Commons
A peacock fans its tail to try and impress a peahen, but she’s not interested.
A new study investigated what does impress peahens, and it comes down to, well, size.
Image: ToastyKen / WikiMedia Commons

Kate Naughton is a geneticist and marine biologist.

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