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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

First Time, Scientists Capture Brain Making Memories

We talk a lot about making memories to last a lifetime... but how does the brain actually make memories?
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine used advanced imaging techniques to visualize how the brain turns molecules into memories. In research conducted on mice, scientists put fluorescent "tags" on beta-actin mRNA, the "molecules crucial to making memories."

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