I have returned from my trip to Florida. It was quite nice! not as sunny as I would have liked but 100% warmer than Ohio :)
The conference I went to is known as CO3 which stands for Conference on Comparative Cognition. I heard lots of great talks about how smart animals really are. For example, some elephants can learn to use tools to get to food! Bumblebees can make same/different discrimination and extrapolate what they have learned to new stimuli and there has been new evidence of whisper like behavior from cotton top tamarins.
In our lab, we work with black hooded rats (like the one above). I loved Arfblart's idea about neuron nail art, but I think I'm going to save that one for when I go to Neuroscience in the fall :) Thanks Arfblart!! Since this conference is all about the animal mind, I decided to do some rat nails!
China Glaze in Agent Lavender
Milani in Black Magic
Sally Hansen in White On
light pink was made by mixing pink and white polish
Wet N Wild in Black Creme
Ludurana Aurora Boreal Emocionante
Here it is tilted so you can see how gorgeous Emocionante really is!
It goes from royal blue, to purple and even has some reddish fuchsia flashes. It's amazingness!
What do you think of my little rat? there was hardly any room to add his ears which was unfortunate.
Since I am a true nail polish addict, I actually brought some remover pads and a bottle of polish with me. After a few days of this, It was time for a change! Since there wasn't much room left in my "liquids" quart bag, I had to bring a small bottle, so I settled on Hits Mari Moon in Cutie pie. Here is a picture a took with my phone (hence the bad quality)
Mari Moons are by far the duochromiest polishes I own.
Cutie Pie shifts from purple to blue to green.
I'm still waiting on one more shipment before I start this giveaway.Hopefully it will come in soon. I really want to get it started already :D
Until next time ^_^