April 02, 2008

From Jedidiah Diherhen Palosaari:

Re: Butterflies may keep memories of caterpillar youth (March 6): The butterfly’s brain? Since when did a small collection of ganglia become a brain? Sure, this study indicates that they’ve got memory, but that’s a far cry from redefining the definition of brain and suggestin that suddenly a non cephalopod invertebrate has one!


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