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Doug Gaffin presented a talk at TEDxOU 2016

Dr. Gaffin was invited to talk at the annual TEDxOU event on campus in February. He talked about the lab’s work on the navigation by scene familiarity hypothesis and its use in enhancing human endeavors. Click on the title above and follow the link in the news post to view the whole presentation.  


Kendall awarded UROP grant!

Kendall Hughes was recently awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunity grant of $1000 to conduct brain electrophysiology in scorpions. She will use this to complete her Honors thesis. Go Kendall!


Miocene scorpion in amber was recently characterized!

A scorpion from the Mexico state of Chiapis was recently characterized and was classified as a new species within the Tityus genus, having a close relationship with living members of the neotropic Tityus genus. The paper not only constructs a phylogenic relationship with other scorpions, but provides some nice photos and drawings […]