Tag: Janelia Farm

  • Speaking Tips from a Lecture on the Brains of Fruit Flies

    Have you ever wondered how a fruit fly thinks? Maybe?not! But chances are that you’ve wondered about your own brain. I attended a Janelia Farms “Dialogue of Discovery” called Taking Action: How Small Brains Make Big Choices. The scientist, Gwyneth Card, PhD, gave a dynamic presentation describing her research on the thought process of fruit…

  • What I Learned from Mouse Vocalizations

    Mouse Vocalizations and the Brain. Sounds like a date night, doesn’t it? Last Wednesday Doug and I went to a lecture at Janelia Farm, which is a research institute funded by Howard Hughes money. Picture a lot of smart people doing laboratory research about various brain-related topics. Every couple of months someone gives a lecture…