Searching for the engram – Naked Genetics 14.12.14

Saggital transection through the human brain (c) Christian R. Linder

For many years scientists have been searching for the mysterious engram – the place in the brain where memories are kept. And thanks to advances in genetics and neurobiology, it looks like they’re now getting close to finding it. Plus, contagious cancers in dogs and devils, and our gene of the month prefers the cold.

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