interest for invertebrate neurosci newsgroup?

David Longley David at longley.demon.co.uk
Sun Jun 18 07:01:30 EST 1995


In article <3s0urd$rl3 at balu.kfunigraz.ac.at>
           ott at balu.kfunigraz.ac.at "ott" writes:

> Dear collegues,
> 
> I wonder whether there is some interest for creating a newsgroup for
> neuroscientists working in insects like locusts, crickets, cockroaches
> and so on. I would appreciate this very much. I propose
> bionet.neuroscience.locust - Actually I don't work with locusts but
> with bushcrickets (tettigoniids, kattydids, as you like), but maybe
> most of us will be able to identify themselves with the name 'locust'.
> If people working with roaches don't feel so, please tell.
> 
> Or what about bionet.neuroscience.insect, so that all those working
> with flies and moths and... will join us, too.
> 
> Or maybe bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate? Probably even better!! 
> 
> Since I am not able to create such a newsgroup, it is up to somebody
> else out there to do so. As I said, I would appreciate this
> enthusiastically.
> 
> Swidbert R. OTT
> University of Graz
> Austria/Europe.
> 

Even though I don't work in such afreas I'd very much like to see such a
newsgroup. Some of the most informative work in neurocience has been some
with invertebrates and I'd like to see it under one roof.

David Longley



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