Family Ties

Kinbank – a new database for kinship terms from around the world The words we use to describe are family are such a visceral part of life that the thought that it might be organised differently is rarely considered. For example, if you’re reading this you speak English and are likely to live in a […]

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Barcodes for Birds

Cultured Scene spoke to Damien Farine about his recent paper on “An automated barcode tracking system for behavioural studies in birds”.  CS: In your paper, you describe a new method for tracking individual birds using barcodes on backpacks. Could you describe for our readers (in simple terms) how this works? DF: The system is based […]

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