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Friday, April 23, 2004


A set of brain scans may be able to predict working memory talent. While mostly this is just aint-it-cool research, it could have some good effects. This sort of information could be very useful in directing treatment for all sorts of events, from injury to stroke to degenerative disease. It could also be used in creepy eugenic settings, but oh well.

Patch-clamp examination of cerebellar granule cells has yielded results in support of an old theory about how that ancient part of the brain works.

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