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Diversity of "decision-making" in the blob

Audrey Dussutour and researchers from the Uppsala university (Sweden) demonstrated that even among unicellulars, there is a wide variety of behaviour in the ability to make good decisions.

Fruit flies can transmit their sexual preferences culturally

Researchers from the CNRS and université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier (UT3), including Guillaume Isabel from the CRCA, show that fruit flies possess all of the cognitive capacities needed to culturally transmit their sexual preferences across generations.

Three PhD projects CIFRE

Three PhD projects CIFRE (Conventions Industrielles de Formation par la REcherche) between the CRCA and the industry have just been launched.

The CNRS-INSB Crystal Medal awarded to Gérard LATIL !

The CNRS crystal medal honours engineers, technicians and administrative staff. It rewards those who, through their creativity, technical mastery and sense of innovation, contribute alongside researchers to the advancement of knowledge and excellence in French research.

3rd CRCA PhD Students Symposium

For the third time, the RAINBIO association of the Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale PhD students organize a symposium.
Illustration article Avargues

Bees understand the concept of zero

Bees are able to represent themselves and interpret the zero. This has just been demonstrated by Aurore Avarguès-Weber, a researcher at the Centre de recherches sur la cognition animale (CNRS/Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier) and her Australian colleagues, proving for the first time that insects are capable of mathematical abstraction.
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