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Dori Grijseels

Neuroscience

University of Sussex

Dori has authored 5 articles

You live in a mostly 2D world, but the map in your brain charts the places you've been in 3D

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Place cells in the brain light up in familiar places, both on the ground and climbing in the air

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Scientists around the world had mice make the same decision three million times over

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Because reproducible research is a key goal of this global collaboration

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Why biological studies on queer people do more harm than good

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When studying vulnerable groups, scientists should always be aware of the context their studies take place in

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Meet Antonia Maury, astronomy's renegade who changed the way we classify stars

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Maury was part of a group of brilliant women known as the "Harvard Computers"

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Your brain isn't the same in virtual reality as it is in the real world

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VR is widely used to study the brain, but it isn't the same as real life — and this has real-world consequences

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Move over, mice: sheep have the superior brains for neuroscience research

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Sheep brains more closely resemble human brains than do mouse brains

Fish use "blood-doping" to survive in icy water

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To keep their blood from becoming too thick, cold-water fish release blood cells from the spleen only when needed

Horses lose four of their toes in the womb

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About four weeks after conception, horse embryos still have five toes, just like humans

My cat's coat is mostly white with dark tabby patches. What's going on?

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A researcher uses a tweetorial to figure out the underlying genetics for their cat's coat

Buckeye butterflies get their color from their scales

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Nanostructures combine with pigments to form all the colors in the rainbow

"The Nemo Effect" doesn't exist: Pixar movies increased clownfish googling, not clownfish purchasing

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People were more interested in fish after it came out, but not more likely to set up an exotic aquarium

Community scientists are digitally catching insects instead of collecting specimens

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This is great for the insects, but high-quality specimens are important for research

Tweeting about research results in three times more citations

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Social media is proven to help share new science with the public

Squid bamboozle predators with elaborate ink-based dancing and weaving

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They also deploy multiple moves and tactics to avoid being eaten

Meet the colour-changing green forester moth: a living water vapour sensor

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Researchers used microscopy techniques to understand how the green forester moth changes from a shiny green to a rusty red colour

Hermit crabs are using old bottle caps and plastic as shells — and it's killing them slowly

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Around 570,000 crabs become entrapped in debris each year on the Henderson and Cocos (Keeling) islands

What happens when a scientist investigates results that are "too beautiful to be true"?

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Inside Tsuyoshi Miyakawa's attempts to improve reproducibility in science

Specialized nerves let squid tentacles strike with lightning speed

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Squid have different types of nerves in appendages with different functions

On #WorldPangolinDay, we celebrate this roly-poly scaly anteater, one of the world's most trafficked mammals

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But celebrations are marred by the recent suggestion that pangolins may be the SARS-CoV-2 carrier

Fruit fly glue is sticky, no matter how you slice it

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Adhesives found in nature could have applications for us

Killing germs with slime bacteria M. llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochensis

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The very real soil microbe uses chemistry to hunt other microbes