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Wie das Gehirn einer Fruchtfliege Farben verarbeitet

Biologen klären grundlegende Mechanismen des Farbensehens in einem wirbellosen Tier auf

Menschen und viele Tiere unterscheiden unzählige Farbtöne. Doch was sind die neuronalen Grundlagen des Farbensehens? Wie erkennt das Gehirn Farben, und wie nimmt es sie wahr? Diese Fragen beschäftigen seit Langem sowohl die Naturwissenschaften als auch die Philosophie. (more…)

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“Hidden Treasure of Rome” Project Unveiled; MU, Italian Museum, City of Rome, Energy Company Partner for Historical Cultural Project

The first-of-its-kind agreement allows MU researchers access to previously unstudied works from ancient Rome

COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— For more than a century, hundreds of thousands of historical artifacts dating back to before the founding of Rome have been stored in crates in the Capitoline Museums of Rome, where they have remained mostly untouched. Now, the City of Rome; the Capitoline Museums, the first public museum in the world; and Enel Green Power North America, a leading renewable energy company; have started a project, known as “The Hidden Treasure of Rome,” which will bring those artifacts into the laboratories of U.S. universities to be studied, restored, categorized and catalogued. The University of Missouri is the first university selected for this project. (more…)

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