Archivo del Autor: Francisco Javier Diego-Rasilla

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Ph.D. in Biological Sciences. Enjoy teaching and making science. Ongoing research: reptile and amphibian conservation, behavioural studies of amphibians and reptiles, orientation behaviour, magnetic cues in orientation,...

Spontaneous magnetic alignment behaviour in free-living lizards | SpringerLink


Diego-Rasilla, F.J., Pérez-Mellado, V. & Pérez-Cembranos, A. Spontaneous magnetic alignment behaviour in free-living lizards. Sci Nat (2017) 104: 13. doi:10.1007/s00114-017-1439-7 Several species of vertebrates exhibit spontaneous longitudinal body axis alignment relative to the Earth’s magnetic field (i.e., magnetic alignment) while … Seguir leyendo

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Nature is speaking


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Postdoctoral fellowship


“The molecular mechanism of magnetoreception and animal navigation”. The fellowship comes from a partnership with Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC) and Xie Lab at Peking University (PKU), aiming at bridging biology and physics to resolve the molecular mechanism of … Seguir leyendo

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Mójate por las tortugas marinas


https://www.verkami.com/locale/es/projects/15251-mojate-por-las-tortugas-marinas

Publicado en Orientación y migración

Effects of sex and microhabitat structure on escape behaviour in the diurnal yellow-headed gecko


Domínguez-López, Moisés E.; Diego-Rasilla, Francisco J.; Ortega-León, Ángela M. (2016). Effects of sex and microhabitat structure on escape behaviour in the diurnal gecko Gonatodes albogularis. Animal Biology, 66(1): 31-47. DOI: 10.1163/15707563-00002485 Flight initiation distance is defined as the distance between a … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en Etología, Herpetología

Discovery of long-sought biological compass claimed


Newly discovered ‘biocompass’ protein complex may explain how animals sense magnetic fields  

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Evidence of light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in urodele amphibian larvae


Diego-Rasilla, F. J. , Luengo, R. M. & Phillips, J. B. (2015). Evidence of light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in urodele amphibian larvae. Behavioural Processes, 118: 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2015.05.007 Experiments were conducted to investigate whether larval palmate newts undertake orientation toward or … Seguir leyendo

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Sensory mechanisms of long-distance navigation in birds: a recent advance in the context of previous studies


http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10336-015-1215-4

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Insect navigation: do ants live in the now?


http://jeb.biologists.org/content/218/6/819.abstract?etoc

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Geographic variation in the advertisement call of Hypsiboas cordobae (Anura, Hylidae)


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