These posts discuss issues related to dolphin biology.

Exploring Microbiomes


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


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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