Thinking like a worm

There’s a fascinating article in the New York Times about a scientist who can think like a worm. Dr. Cornelia I. Bargmann studies the brain of the roundworm, C. elegans. Yes, worms only a millimeter long have brains. Science has yet to establish the existence of zombies to eat them.

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Re: The Other Brain

Just when you thought the brain was complicated enough as it is, it turns out we barely even know what most of the brain cells is doing. In The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science, by R. Douglas Fields, the “other brain” refers to […]

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