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May Britt Moser wears a dress with neurons on it
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It's these recently discovered neurons that inspired Matthew Hubble, a London designer who specializes in science-inspired clothing for women, to create an outfit for Moser to wear to the award ceremony last week in Oslo. Well, that and he thinks that scientists should be as celebrated as movie stars are, so why shouldn't they have designers fawning all over them when they attend formal events? Can't argue with that logic, if you ask me.
fashion animal behavior wtf chimps science funny - 8244440320
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t's a trend that's taken a troop of chimpanzees by storm: a blade of grass dangling from an ear. The "grass-in-ear behavior," as scientists have termed it, seems to be one of the first times that chimpanzees have created a tradition with no discernible purpose -- a primate fashion statement, in other words...

"Our observation is quite unique in the sense that nothing seems to be communicated by it," says study author Edwin van Leeuwen, a primate expert at the Max Planck Institute in The Netherlands.