These posts discuss issues related to dolphin biology.

Exploring Microbiomes

2021-10-13T13:13:42+00:00

Exploring Microbiomes The science of understanding microbiomes has received increasing attention over the past few decades, especially in the context of understanding animal health. Microbomes are a collection of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc.) living together and interacting with each other in an environment. Animals — including humans — have

Exploring Microbiomes2021-10-13T13:13:42+00:00

Measuring Dolphin Hearing

2020-09-18T16:07:18+00:00

Researchers test dolphins' hearing using using auditory evoked potentials, or AEPs. During testing, sensors are placed on an animal’s head to measure brain activity in response to a sound. This is the same way we test the hearing of human babies. This picture shows how the sensors are mounted to a dolphin using suction

Measuring Dolphin Hearing2020-09-18T16:07:18+00:00
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