Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Honeybees Use Calcium for Memory Storage

PARIS, June 15 (UPI) -- French scientists say they've determined calcium is involved in long-term memory formation in honeybees.

Researchers from France's National Center for Scientific Research, the French Calcium Research Network and the University of Toulouse found calcium acts as a switch between the bees' short- and long-term storage of learned information…

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