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Ash: did this get posted already? it's good

Get The Lead Out: Crime Reduction In America

biologists have written memories into the cells of a fruitfly's brain, making it think it had a terrible experience

surrael: ethics?
surrael: "student Chip Quinn discovered in the early 1970s that fruitflies, surprisingly, could learn. If exposed to a chemical odor and at the same time given an electric jolt big enough to kill a person, the fruitflies associated the two and would in the future avoid the odor"
surrael: another win for dissolving the pereneal public perception of all scientists as 'mad' ...

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