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Laser creates 'false memories' in fly brains - life - 15 October 2009 - New Scientist

Video: Tracking fruit flies A flash of laser light can alter the brains of fruit flies so that they learn to fear pain that they never actually felt.Gero Miesenböck at the University of Oxford and his colleagues genetically engineered fruit flies so that a handful of their nerve cells fired when lit up with a laser.This allowed them to write false pain "memories" into the fruit flies' brains. "These memories cause a lasting modification of the flies' behaviour," says Miesenböck.It is known that the release of dopamine by neurons in the "mushroom body" – part of the fruit fly brain – is critical to learning. But it was not known whether behaviour can be conditioned by stimulating these neurons directly, without the fly having any real experience.Lessons in painTo investigate, Miesenböck and his colleagues started by putting ordinary fruit flies into a small chamber while two different odours were pumped in from either end to create two separate odou…

Expose Changed to Orbit and Submitted to Cydia Store | Apple iPhone School

If These Ten Apps Don’t Convince You To Jailbreak Your iPhone, Nothing Will | Cult of Mac

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Why Windows 7 so Good and Why Should You Care?

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100 years of Big Content fearing technology—in its own words - Ars Technica

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What Works: The Web Way vs. The Wave Way - Anil Dash

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Black NFL players crush prospect of playing for a Rush Limbaugh-owned St. Louis Rams

Black NFL players crush prospect of playing for a Rush Limbaugh-owned St. Louis RamsBY Ohm Youngmisuk
DAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITER Updated Friday, October 9th 2009, 8:59 AM ERIC RISBERG/AP If Rush Limbaugh buys the Rams, the NFL's black players say they won't meet him in St. Louis. Take our Poll Rush's Rams?What would you do if Rush Limbaugh bought your favorite NFL team? Related News ArticlesDolphins' future is now: Bring on stinking Jets!Revis puts 'shutdown' back in cornerMyers: NFL should give Limbaugh bum's RushAiling Eli or Carr Sunday as Giants meet RaidersEx-Jets QB Foley is back from the darknessDeion may speak on Jets tampering Mathias Kiwanuka loves his former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, but the Giants' defensive end says he will never play for Spagnuolo's Rams if Rush Limbaugh purchases the team.Kiwanuka and the Jets' Bart Scott made it clear Thursday that they would never play for the Rams or any team o…

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Sell The Vatican, Feed The World (HD, Official)

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Two-year-old has Einstein IQ // Current


T-Mobile Sidekick Out(r)age: Your Data's Probably Gone Forever - t-mobile sidekick - Gizmodo

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