Sheep trained to recognize Jake Gyllenhaal, for science
09 November, 2017, 01:24 | Author: Delbert Rhodes
The group of celebrities the sheep were trained to recognise included actors Emma Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal, BBC newsreader Fiona Bruce and Mr Obama. The sheep were still able to choose the correct person, showing that they weren't simply memorizing what a 2D photo looks like, but instead were understanding the 3D idea of a human head.
Sheep are known for their sociability, but this showed - with some training - the sheep could not only recognize fellow sheep and humans they knew, but process images of faces.
"We've shown with our study that sheep have advanced face-recognition abilities, comparable with those of humans and monkeys", she noted in a university news release.
Neurobiology professor and study lead Jenny Morton says, "Sheep are long-lived and have brains that are similar in size and complexity to those of some monkeys".
A sheep "model" of Huntington's disease has been bred, displaying similar brain and social changes as witnessed in human patients. Past research has shown that horses, dogs, and even mockingbirds can discern between individuals of other species.
USA missions in Turkey partially resume visa issuing
Turkish Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, on September 24, 2013. Turkey blames Gulen, a US-based Muslim cleric, for orchestrating last year's failed coup attempt.
Yes, reporters were probably right to sniff a bit of blood in the water at Luiz's demotion not to the bench, but to the stands. I saw him play against Roma [a 3-0 Champions League defeat] the other night and he didn't look anywhere near it.
Keeping all harmed in Sutherland Springs in our prayers and grateful for our fearless first responders on the scene . Video on KSAT television showed first responders taking a stretcher from the church to a waiting AirLife helicopter.
The company also says it has redundant braking, steering, power and computing systems so it never has to rely on a human driver. The company's next goal will be to expand self-driving services to a 600-square mile radius around Phoenix .
Meek appeared in court in Philadelphia on November 6 for two recent arrests: one for getting into a fight at an airport in St. In a Facebook post on Monday, the music mogul called out the justice system for its unfair treatment of another black man.
Fitzpatrick will make his first start of the season against the team he started 27 games for from 2015-17. Still, Koetter felt he had to rest his franchise QB until the joint healed better with more rest.
Earlier this year, she presented a talk at a re:publica digital culture conference on "How Zimbabweans Rebel Online". Martha O'Donovan was arrested in her apartment in Harare - Zimbabwe's Capital city - at around 5 a.m Friday.
However, according to the FT , Qualcomm is set to reject the deal, raising the prospect of a fight for the future of the company. We would not make this offer if we were not confident that our common global customers would embrace the proposed combination.
When crunch time came it was Flanagan, not Keitany, who dominated, impressively leading the final three miles. Flanagan placed sixth in the women's marathon in at the Rio Olympics a year ago , the top American finish.
Minnesota Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater
Zimmer said Bridgewater at times has been rusty. "So we just keep going from there and see how this thing plays out". Head coach Mike Zimmer declared Case Keenum the Vikings starter for Sunday's game in Washington.
Tesla can't ramp up Model 3 production until 2018
Also this: The company spent $1.1 billion on capital expenditures this quarter and expects do roughly the same next quarter. Today, the company said it delivered 26,137 cars during the third quarter, but only 222 of those were Model 3s.
Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times
The data has been aggregated from historical anonymised data, making it fairly accurate but it's not a 100% guarantee. By scrolling, you can also see how wait times vary on a day-to-day and hour-by-hour basis.
Auto sales decline deepens as diesel models plummet
The UK new auto market saw another month of decline - and is down year-on-year - on the back of poor diesel sales. Year to date, that means the new vehicle market has declined -4.6%, which is in line with the SMMT's forecasts.
Disney May Be in Talks to Buy 21st Century Fox
It also wouldn't buy Fox's sports programming properties because combining them with ESPN could present antitrust issues. It would also have kept its broadcast network and the local broadcast stations it owns.