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Decapitated Worms Regrow Heads, Keep Old Memories

In French Revolution-style, researchers decapitated flatworms—then did something that would give even Madam Defarge the creeps. The scientists let the worms’ heads grow back and found that their memories returned along with the new noggins, according to a new study in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Michael Levin and Tal Shomrat, biologists at Tufts University, have been studying…

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