The Babraham Institute is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a special Open Labs Afternoon on Friday 29 August for a limited number of artists, photographers, illustrators and creative people who wish to capture the perfect shot or gain inspiration for the exciting BBSRC competition – Images with Impact: the Great British Bioscience Image Competition. The recently launched 'Images with Impact' competition is part of the BBSRC 20th Anniversary programme, which seeks to highlight Great British Bioscience and its importance in everyday life.
How do animals see? It’s a question that has vexed biologists and fascinated anyone who has watched an animal go about its business: what does the world look like through their eyes?
A BBSRC-funded University of Sussex study has shown that horses use a variety of visual cues to work out what may be going on in a stablemate's head. And one of the most important factors for communication is the direction of a horse’s ears.