Urgh, I’m not eating that………..or maybe I will?

Last weeks excuse for some hearty biscuit eating and sometimes on-topic science chat was a recent paper on prey choice in fish by Miller and Pawlik published in the latest edition of Animal Behaviour. Using prey choice experiments the authors found that bluehead wrasse (Thalassoma bifasciatum) were able to learn to avoid unpalatable prey based […]

Shamburgers

This week’s discussion was about the exciting possibilities of lab grown meat.  With current meat production creating more carbon than the transport industry, and the increasing world population harbouring a growing appetite for meat, the race is on to produce a convincing mimic. It could save the world. Over 30 teams around the globe are now […]

First post

Welcome to Wild Lab, where you can read the musings and ponderings and experience the trials and tribulations of the CEC post-grad research community. The blog will follow not only our colourful weekly journal club discussions but also over time include bits on who we are, what we do and why we do it. Nature […]