Travelling is awesome! A jetlag is not. What’s the science behind it anyway? With a little help from serendipity and a jetlagged hamster, I´ve uncovered the story behind the discovery of our inner clocks. Find out what makes us tick! Continue reading Inner Clocks and Jetlagged Hamsters
Because even the behavioral biologists who love their job sometimes question their sanity. Continue reading Behaviorism
(when there´s nothing new for you to find on this blog) Continue reading Books For YOU To Read
Red hair, a topic that has been near to my brain and dear to my heart since the day I was born. Naturally, I find theme days like today hilarious (because it’s always fun to be in the spotlight, even if it’s just based on outer appearance). So pick your favorite ging and start smooching! But before you run off to spread your germs among … Continue reading Kiss A Ginger Day
Climbing changed my life. Time to celebrate a sport, that´s most certainly no hobby – it´s a lifestyle. Continue reading Climbing Towards A Better Me
The fruit fly is not the model that would strike everyone as the optimal choice for neuroscience studies. But to my mind, there is none better out there. This is an explanation for my adoration: Continue reading A Love Letter to the Fruit Fly Brain
My wonderful readers, I wish you all a wonderful and very merry Christmas Day! My personal present to you: Christmas Bot In Oz. Enjoy, while I cool off with the sprinkler turned on beneath the trampoline once more! Continue reading Merry Christmas!!
Everyone, it is time to PANIC. If you haven´t figured out what you want to get your friends, family and pets for Christmas, then you might as well not even bother anymore. A gentle reminder of the date blasted into my morning when my colleagues suddenly started disappearing around early lunchtime with “Merry Christmas” cheers on their lips and probably the thought of the Christmas … Continue reading Last Day to get your Gifts together!
BotsAndBrainz is on Twitter! Follow me and it might just lead you somewhere scientific and inspiring. Continue reading Follow BotsAndBrainz on Twitter!
Studying the Evolution of Male Pregnancy in Pipefish (And explaining why females shouldn´t be the ones carrying a baby to term) Continue reading A Pregnant Mother’s Pipedream