Gero Miesenb�ck

Oct. 16, 2009

Creating Memories

Researchers have used pulses of light to store the memory of a bad event that never actually happened into the brains of fruit flies. We'll talk about how, and why.

brain, memory, learning, neuron, memory

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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