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2015-04-07 08:28:09

NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the world of the tiny zebrafish, the predatory red tiger oscar is the stuff of nightmares.

For Female Bluefin Killifish, Love Is A Yellow Mate
2014-09-18 03:32:35

There's an old adage that warns against passing judgment based on appearance, but female bluefin killifish, like many animal species, apparently don't share such human wisdom when choosing a mate.

2014-05-13 12:33:18

Study Reveals Surprising Behavioral Changes that May Link to Leadership in this Species BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings published by researchers at the New

2014-01-16 12:28:17

International Research Team Headed by NYU's Maurizio Porfiri Demonstrates Breakthrough in Machine Learning NEW YORK, Jan.

Researchers Tease Out Cues That Impact Schooling Fish Behavior
2013-10-31 11:12:23

Recent studies from two research teams at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) demonstrate how underwater robots can be used to understand and influence the complex swimming behaviors of schooling fish.

Fear Factor For Fish: A Mix Of Robots And Alcohol
2013-08-01 08:43:15

An international team of scientists has shown bio-inspired robots can not only elicit fear in zebrafish, but that this reaction can be modulated by alcohol. These findings, published in PLOS ONE, are the latest in a series of experiments designed to test the ability of robots to influence live animals.

What Makes A Robot Fish Attractive?
2012-03-02 04:41:26

Probing the largely unexplored question of what characteristics make a leader among schooling fish, researchers have discovered that by mimicking nature, a robotic fish can transform into a leader of live ones.

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2011-03-09 11:59:12

NSF CAREER awardee studies the behavior of schooling fish and creates biologically inspired robots that may someday help preserve marine life.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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