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Monday, May 14, 2018

'Memory transplant' achieved in snails - BBC News

A team successfully transplanted memories by transferring a form of genetic information called RNA from one snail into another.

The snails were trained to develop a defensive reaction.

When the RNA was inserted into snails that had not undergone this process, they behaved just as if they had been sensitised.

via www.bbc.com

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2018/05/memory-transplant-achieved-in-snails-bbc-news.html

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If only they could do it with pooches.
https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/university-student-dog-twiglet-stress-14658548

Posted by: dearieme | May 15, 2018 2:18:21 AM