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09/21/2018

Kavli NDI News

What can octopuses & ecstasy reveal about human social behavior?

By studying the genome of a kind of octopus not known for its friendliness toward its peers, then testing its behavioral reaction to a popular mood-altering drug called MDMA or “ecstasy,” scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an evolutionary link between the social behaviors of the sea creature and humans, species separated by 500 million years on the evolutionary tree.

 

Featured Event

Tuesday 9/25/2018

Kavli NDI Poster Session & Social

Join us for light refreshments and a poster session showcasing ongoing research by our Kavli NDI affiliate members.
Kavli NDI North, Clark Hall 314, Homewood JHU
Tuesday September 25th, 3:30-5pm

Featured Event

Tuesday 9/25/2018

Kavli NDI Poster Session & Social

Join us for light refreshments and a poster session showcasing ongoing research by our Kavli NDI affiliate members.
Kavli NDI North, Clark Hall 314, Homewood JHU
Tuesday September 25th, 3:30-5pm

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