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Caption: Salk researchers discovered how the brain keeps track of similar but distinct memories. This microscope image shows neural activity in the dentate gyrus, a subsection of the hippocampus where distinct groups of cells were active during the learning episodes (green) and memory retrieval (red).
Credit: Image: Courtesy of Wei Deng, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
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