Wild Birds Remember a Novel Task for Nearly Two Years
Wild Birds Remember a Novel Task for Nearly Two Years
A population of North Island robins in a New Zealand sanctuary provides a unique system for investigating the memory skills of birds in the wild.
Wild Birds Remember a Novel Task for Nearly Two Years
Wild Birds Remember a Novel Task for Nearly Two Years

A population of North Island robins in a New Zealand sanctuary provides a unique system for investigating the memory skills of birds in the wild.

A population of North Island robins in a New Zealand sanctuary provides a unique system for investigating the memory skills of birds in the wild.

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Sex Promotes Lasting Memories in Female Flies
Sex Promotes Lasting Memories in Female Flies
Ruth Williams | Nov 20, 2019
A protein present in the ejaculate of male fruit flies activates long-term memory formation in the brains of their female partners.
RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
Ashley Yeager | May 14, 2018
Injecting molecules from a sea slug that received tail shocks into one that didn’t made the recipient animal behave more cautiously. 
Long-Term Memory Storage Begins Immediately
Long-Term Memory Storage Begins Immediately
Kerry Grens | May 31, 2017
In mice, cells in the prefrontal cortex—where memories are maintained long-term—start to encode a fearful experience right from the start.