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03.12.2014

A study on bats' flight pinpoints the neurons that tell us which way we are headed
 

(l-r) Drs. Michael Yartsev and Nachum Ulanovsky
07.01.2014

Recent graduate Dr. Michael Yartsev is winning awards for his research at the Weizmann...

 Image: Dr. Yossi Yovel in the lab of Dr. Nachum Ulanovsky, Weizmann Institute of Science
18.04.2013

The Weizmann Institute findings, obtained using miniature wireless devices, provide the first detailed information on the brain mechanisms of...

Autocorrelation showing the hexagonal grid structures of grid cells
29.11.2011

Why does a group of brain cells fire in perfect hexagonal patterns?

An Egyption fruit bat is released with a tiny GPS device on its back
16.08.2011

Israeli scientists fitted fruit bats with the smallest GPS devices in the world to track their flight

Aiming to the Side
04.02.2010

Weizmann Institute research reveals that flying bats apply the laws of sonar physics to locate objects in the dark

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bats orient themselves to a destination
12.01.2017

Researchers identify the cells that orient bats – and possibly humans – toward a destination

Dr. Nachum Ulanovsky. Neurons in flight
02.05.2008
In his bat lab, Dr Nachum Ulanovsky is revealing secrets of learning and memory