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"I guess they have extended our work to show that sheep generalize viewpoints of the faces, which does require a rich representation of the identity".
Scientists found that sheep have facial recognition abilities akin to those of humans or monkeys, according to Jenny Morton, the lead scientist in the study.
Sheep can recognize human faces in photos at a level that's comparable to humans.
For the study, researchers trained the sheep to recognize faces of Emma Watson, Barack Obama, Fiona Bruce and Jake Gyllenhaal. After training the sheep again showed two images - a person studied celebrities and the unknown person - and eight times out of ten they came to the celebrities with all the enthusiasm. Then, during the trials, the sheep were released into a pen where they had to discern between the familiar faces and an object or an unfamiliar face. Picking the celebrity earned a sheep a food-pellet reward.
By the end of this experiment, the sheep chose a familiar celebrity's face over a stranger's face about 79 percent of the time on average.
To challenge the sheep even further, scientists showed them the same celebrities in photos captured from a different, tilted angle. On her first try, one sheep appeared taken aback by the new face in the mix. "Sheep recognise Obama from photo".
Brad Duchaine, a brain scientist at Dartmouth College, doesn't find the sheep's ability surprising. "Either the human face is similar enough to the sheep face that [it] activates the sheep face-processing system, or human-face recognition relies on more general-purpose recognition systems".
"Our study gives us another way to monitor how these abilities change, particularly in sheep who carry the gene mutation that causes Huntington's disease", she pointed out.
Unruh said that last week, her son filed a police report and handed over evidence to the Nantucket police. A publicist said last week that Spacey is "taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment ".
Chelsea's influential technical director Michael Emenalo resigned yesterday, ending a 10-year association with the Blues. Reportedly, Abramovich was reliant on Emenalo for advice - he was one of the few people that the owner trusted.
A Saudi minister said on Saturday that Hariri's personal security detail had "confirmed information" about the plot. The country's political divisions led to the assassination of Hariri's father Rafik in 2005.
The factory spec Agera RS he was driving has a 5.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine which produces 1,360bhp, 1,011 lb ft of torque. The above video shows just that and features Koenigsegg factory driver Niklas Lilja hitting almost 300 miles per hour .
The worldwide benchmark rose as high as $60.53 before 1930 GMT, gaining 2 percent after closing at $59.30 Thursday. A weaker dollar makes greenback-denominated commodities, including oil, cheaper for holders of other currencies.
One user questioned the fans' hand placements October 15, writing, "why are your hands on her stomach??? is she pregnant or what". "But does that mean Swift's ".Ready For It?" video is referencing Kanye West's "Famous" ? "In a new video for her song "...
Police said Farrington lured the victim and her brother into her bedroom and then suffocated Tania with a pillow. It is unclear why the woman needed to be removed from the stadium, or if she was arrested.
Trump's approval rating at 38 percent - the lowest for the survey since February, when he was a month into his presidency. Those decisions led to Mueller taking over the investigation after being appointed as special counsel.
Kaepernick signed a $1 million book deal on Tuesday with Random House imprint One World, according to Page Six reporter Ian Mohr . He did not attend a meeting on October 17, despite receiving an invitation from Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins .
Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says
Multiple news outlets, citing court documents, reported that Billie's trousers were found in her vehicle with dirt on them. A Navy veteran was charged Wednesday with kidnapping a 19-year-old who was last seen on a Naval base in Virginia.
Protect yourself from the flu
In contrast, all of the mice that were given traditional flu shots got sick and died when exposed to the same lethal doses of flu. These statistics demonstrate "that there is a need for more effective vaccine technologies", Weaver argues.
Rand Paul assaulted at his home: spokesman
Boucher is charged with one count of fourth-degree assault causing minor injury, KSP said, a misdemeanor. A court website shows that Boucher was booked Friday night just before 9 p.m.
Facebook Profit Jumps 79% to Dollars 4.7 Billion in Q3
Shares of Facebook fell 2 percent in early trading Thursday, despite its much better-than-expected results Wednesday. Facebook on Wednesday announced its Q3 2017 earnings and continued its streak of beating estimates.
Why Estee Lauder Stock Jumped Today
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Tropical storm warning may be needed for Cayman-NHC
Residents of the Cayman Islands, central and western Cuba and Jamaica are advised to expect locally heavy rainfall. The system has a 40 percent chance of developing into at least a tropical depression within five days.
Baby foods test positive for arsenic and lead
Popular baby brands like Healthy Times, Organix, Gerber, Earth's Best, and Parent's Choice made the list for five worst offenders. Conversely, the brand report card of Nosh! showed 1.4 stars, while Little Duck Organics got a rating of two stars.