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Hairs Direction (The)

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  00:07:00  2012  Color  Sound

In this film, Jérôme Casas, a researcher from the Institute for research on insect biology, located in Tours (France), presents the studies led in his laboratory, concerning the mechanisms developed by insects in order to get a better adaptation to their environment. He evokes in particular one of the used models: the cricket and its hairs sensorial function.

Producer : CNRS Images
Author : DALAISE Marcel (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : DALAISE Marcel (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Scientific referent : CASAS JérômeSTEINMANN Thomas
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of high-speed camera images.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Music.
PersonnalitiesCASAS Jérôme(IRBI, UMR Univ. Tours et CNRS); STEINMANN Thomas(IRBI, UMR Univ. Tours et CNRS)
NotesIRBI : Institut de recherche sur la biologie de l'insecte.


Animal biology ; Ethology

Technical Sheet
Item No.2911
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportXDCam EX
VersionFrench ; International version