Wednesday, March 02, 2005

267: Snails, biological clocks, and memory

Biological clock may shut down long-term memory at night | Science Blog:

For the grant on circadian modulation of long-term memory formation, Eskin will continue studies based on his data that reveal the circadian clock modulates several forms of long-term memory in the marine snail Aplysia.
Snails? Yep, common descent.