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Interesting that they didn’t use Wendy’s clip when she described, in technical detail, the research! Ah well, looks like we still have lots of work to do to challenge those stereotypes! Learn more about Project MERCCURI here. Check out other press clips here.
Image showing the female penis of N. auroraCredit: Current Biology, Yoshizawa et al.Kingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ArthropodaClass: InsectaOrder: PsocopteraFamily: PrionoglarididaeGenus: NeotroglaSpecies: N. aurora, N. curvet and 2 otherThis Thursday, researchers announced that they have discovered several insect species that display the "world's first" known instance of gender-reversed genitalia. In simple words, they have found 4 insect species with female... "penises." and male
Yoshizawa, K., Ferreira, R., Kamimura, Y. & Lienhard, C. (2014). Female Penis, Male Vagina, and Their Correlated Evolution in a Cave Insect, Current Biology, DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.03.022
The folks at ICLR 2014 are releasing videos of the meeting. The whole channel of the meeting is here. Here is a sampling of interest with attendant reviews and papers: ICLR 2014 Talk: "Revisiting Natural Gradient for Deep Networks" by Razvan Pascanu and Yoshua Bengio.Attendant review of the paper. ICLR 2014 Talk: "Exact solutions to the nonlinear dynamics of learning in deep linear neural networks" by Andrew M. Saxe, James L. McClelland, Surya Ganguli Attendant