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Flies race to a safe place

Is the fruitfly one of the animals that use visual cues to guide navigation and spatial learning? And if so, how does the simple fly brain support spatial memory formation? Some answers are now emerging. See Letter p.204

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Figure 1: Model for studying visually guided spatial memory3.


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