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One memory-related gene may retire later in life, leaving you wondering, "Where'd I put my keys?"

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In his new book, neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna.

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Eric Kandel

A conversation with Nobel-winning neurobiologist Eric Kandel about learning and memory.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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