03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Biologists Manipulate Fruitfly Memories To Better Understand How The Human Brain Learns

As part of a project to understand how the brain learns, biologists have written memories into the cells of a fruitfly's brain, making it think it had a terrible experience.

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