Episode 27: February 2016

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February 2016

Episode 27

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In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about midnight snacking, X-ray imaging of fossils, hummingbirds, monkeys gambling and axolotls regenerating. 

Food for thought

Moving meal times can disrupt learning and memory

  1. Research Article by Loh et al.

Beneath the surface

X-rays can reveal the internal anatomical details of certain fossils

  1. Tools and Resources by Schwermann et al.

Up in the air

Burst muscle capacity is the key to maneuverability for hummingbirds 

  1. Research Article by Segre et al.

Decisions decisions

Two trained monkeys and a gambling task 

  1. Research Article by Chen and Stuphorn.

Going back in time

Neural stem cells in injured axolotls behave like embryonic cells

  1. Research Article by Rodrigo Albors et al.