How Norwegian media use audience analytics and metrics
This presentation aims to raise awareness about the connection between the news/media content use and the news/media content production and make media audience better understand how their media consumption translates into different analytics and metrics, by
outlining how media organisations in Norway develop and use audience metrics and analytics.
Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy
Understanding Brain and Diseases using Zebrafish
Allégaten 41, 5007 Bergen, Norway
Parkinson's Disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases in humans. It is characterized by the slowness of movement and tremors. It was always challenging to study human diseases such as PD in Humans. In this talk, I explain how we can use Zebrafish to model Human diseases and how they can help in understanding the disease better using locomotory behavior.
Down the rabbit hole: the surprising science of otoliths
Demersal Fish Research Group, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen
Fish earstones are one of the world's most widely collected biological structures and, due to their abilities as natural recorders, a fundamental component of modern marine science. Yet, they remain largely unknown to the general public. From fish aging and population discrimination to archeology, nuclear testing and past climate change, let's dive after the Ocean's very own white rabbit.
Secrets to regeneration and immortality from cnidarians
Sars Centre, University of Bergen
Jellyfish, sea anemones and corals are fascinating animals that have captivated scientists for more than a century, as they can do whole-body regeneration when injured and many species are considered biologically immortal. A population of special stem cells seems to be the secret to these abilities, however these cells and their presence within cnidarians are just beginning to be understood.