We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

Communities of Bacteria Have a Working Memory

News   Apr 28, 2020 | Original story from the University of California - San Diego.

 
Communities of Bacteria Have a Working Memory

Memory imprints: Researchers used light exposure to impress a complex pattern (UC San Diego's former Geisel Library logo, spread across an area slightly smaller than the thickness of a human hair) onto a biofilm community--made up of hundreds of individual bacteria--that remembered the initial light stimulus, similar to how neurons form memory. Credit: Suel Lab, UC San Diego.

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Small Study Demonstrates Sample Inactivation May Lead to SARS-CoV-2 False Negatives

News

To protect medical laboratory personnel from infection when testing clinical samples for SARS-CoV-2, most laboratories inactivate the virus before testing. In a recent study, researchers tested several inactivation methodologies to determine if and to what extent they reduce detectable virus in a clinical sample.

READ MORE

Out-of-Sync Brain Waves May Underlie Learning Deficit Linked to Schizophrenia

News

A new study has pinpointed a specific pattern of brain waves that underlies the ability to let go of old, irrelevant learned associations to make way for new updates.

READ MORE

New Study Elucidate a Molecular Mechanism That Causes Differences in Drug Addiction, Making Some More Prone

News

Researchers have discovered that dopamine D2 receptors (DRD2s) in cholinergic interneurons (ChINs) play a crucial role in cocaine addiction.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE