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Scientists Find Olfactory "Memory" Passed Between Generations In Mice 118

Posted by samzenpus
from the mama's-gonna-put-all-of-her-fears-into-you dept.
New submitter Raging Bool writes "The BBC is reporting that acquired phobias or aversions by mice can be passed on to subsequent generations. From the article: 'Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behavior of subsequent generations. A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid a smell passed their aversion on to their 'grandchildren.''"
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Scientists Find Olfactory "Memory" Passed Between Generations In Mice

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