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Latest Olfactory memory Stories

2014-08-04 12:52:44

For many animals, making sense of the clutter of sensory stimuli is often a matter or literal life or death.

2012-04-03 08:54:51

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown in animal models that the loss of memory that comes with aging is not necessarily a permanent thing.

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2010-04-28 12:00:33

Whether different odors can be quickly distinguished depends on certain synapses in the brain that inhibit nerve stimulation.

2009-05-05 13:26:23

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2009-05-04 07:27:45

Study in Nature Neuroscience uncovers possible basis of memories for different smells.


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