- Prior social experience affects the behavioral and neural responses to acute alcohol in juvenile crayfish
- Morphine addiction in ants: a new model for self-administration and neurochemical analysis
Highlighted Article: Our model, ants, provides an opportunity to study addiction in a highly social species and establishes ants as the first linked behavioral and neurochemical model of invertebrate opioid addiction.
- Physiological, pharmacological and behavioral evidence for a TRPA1 channel that can elicit defensive responses in the medicinal leech
Summary: Physiological and behavioral evidence indicates the presence of a TRPA1-like channel in the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana that responds to both reactive electrophiles and moderate cold.
- Visual ecology of directed aerial descent in first-instar nymphs of the stick insect Extatosoma tiaratum
Summary: Gliding stick insect nymphs use vertical contrast edges to locate landing targets and exhibit preference for shaded objects within a certain size range.