As you walk down the street or pass between the rooms of your house, how do you know which way to go? A study published this month in the journal… 1,442 more words
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“Given the role that sleep plays in modulating plasticity, we hypothesized that increasing sleep would restore memory to canonical memory mutants without specifically rescuing the causal molecular lesion.
A group of researchers from the U.S. and Australia have announced the completely unexpected discovery of two exotic fruit flies in urban Los Angeles in a paper appearing in the journal… 392 more words
By Madison Dipman (Pomona College) .
A puzzling discrepancy exists in the world of insects. Although herbivorous species make up half of all known insect orders, the switch to a plant-only diet evolved in merely one-third of all living orders. 2,652 more words