Dino Fossil Preparation and Newborns “Dream” About the World
Learn how newborn mammals “dream” about the world before entering it; and what goes into prepping dinosaurs for research.
Newborn mammals “dream” about the world they’re about to experience before they open their eyes by Grant Currin
- Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they’re entering. (2021, July 22). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/561171
- Ge, X., Zhang, K., Gribizis, A., Hamodi, A. S., Sabino, A. M., & Crair, M. C. (2021). Retinal waves prime visual motion detection by simulating future optic flow. Science, 373(6553), eabd0830. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abd0830
- Hathaway-Yale, B. (2021, July 28). Mice “dream” about the world just before they’re born – Futurity. Futurity. https://www.futurity.org/newborn-mice-dream-2603692/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=newborn-mice-dream-2603692
- Cassella, C. (2021). Mice Could Be “Dreaming” About Moving in The World Even Before They Open Their Eyes. ScienceAlert. https://www.sciencealert.com/mammals-could-be-dreaming-about-the-world-even-before-they-open-their-eyes
Additional information about fossil preparators and other resources from Caitlyn Wylie:
- Pick up the open-access book “Preparing Dinosaurs: The Work Behind the Scenes”: https://direct.mit.edu/books/monograph/5180/Preparing-DinosaursThe-Work-behind-the-Scenes
- Faculty page https://engineering.virginia.edu/faculty/caitlin-donahue-wylie
- Follow @CaitlinDWylie on Twitter https://twitter.com/CaitlinDWylie
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