What about leeches
>>"Carmen N. Nichols" <sarnicol at reading.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On 18 Jun 1995, ott wrote:
>> > Or what about bionet.neuroscience.insect, so that all those working
>> > with flies and moths and... will join us, too.
>> > Or maybe bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate? Probably even better!!
>>>> Personally, I think its a great idea. I would vote for
>> bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate because its important to include stuff
>> such as Drosophila, Aplysia, C. elegans, and I suppose cockroaches if you
>> want. What people fail to realise in their failure to understand the
>> deepest mysteries of the brain is how much we can learn from
>> invertebrates in the realms of learning (Drosophila genetics acts as an
>> excellent paradigm for mammalian mechanisms), neural development
>> (C.elegans and Drosophila again), and plasticity (Aplysia). Personally I
>> don't know what cockroaches, crickets, and woodlice are useful for but it
>> would be nice to find out.
>>>> A good idea, but would there be sufficient interested people as it is
>> extremely specialised? If you get enough votes though count me in.
>>>> Martin Cann
>>sarnicol at reading.ac.uk>>
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