Recently in neuroscience:

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Out now

Out now with probably the best timing with respect to the end of SfN. I have not looked at it in detail but also the Figures seem to have the right widths. A rare thing in PLoS of late. Synaptic Plasticity in Neural Networks Needs Homeostasis with a Fast Rate Detector

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SfN day 4

  The poster session onset is a lot more gradual and people including myself are obviously becoming weary of the extensive information intake. The first day everyone was in the hall at 1PM sharp.The animal rights activists have disappeared too, and you see more and more people sleeping during the sessions. I am glad when it’s over. It is simply...

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Podlaski’s poster at SfN

Nice poster trying to categorize ion channel models… Also an interesting line up in terms of author list. I am also breaking the rule that taking pictures in the exhibition hall is prohibited.

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SfN 2013 – It is going to be big

The poster is up and my feet already weary from crossing the main hall in the convention center. Does not seem to be the case for the animal rights activists outside. It is going to be interesting. And it is going to be massive.

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Minimizing splashback at urinals

Yay, first post, and it’s not even neuroscience. Still, since this is a male-dominated field, it could prove useful. Urinal Dynamics: a tactical guide Through high-speed videos we show that significant splash back can occur when using a urinal, however, there are mitigation techniques. ¬†First, aim for a vertical surface rather than a horizontal one and keep away from the...