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Sea Slug Gives Clues to How Memory Works

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Sea Slug Gives Clues to How Memory Works

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Sea Slug Gives Clues to How Memory Works

Sea Slug Gives Clues to How Memory Works

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Researchers at Columbia University find an enzyme that appears to play a crucial role in helping sea slugs learn simple tasks. The enzyme is also present in human cells. Scientists say it could provide insight into how humans learn and remember. Hear NPR's Joe Palca.