News tagged with goldfish

Memory like a fish

( -- Heard the one about the goldfish with the short memory? It is a commonly held belief that fish are the polar opposites to elephants. They always forget.

dateDec 12, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Fearless fish forget their phobias

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or flying could be cured with a simple injection. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Behavioral and Brain Functions suggests that one day this could be a r ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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An 'eye catching' vision discovery

Nearly all species have some ability to detect light. At least three types of cells in the retina allow us to see images or distinguish between night and day. Now, researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of ...

dateJul 26, 2009 in Neuroscience
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