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Individuality sniffed out in flies

The discovery that certain neurons' odour responses differ between individual fruit flies, but are consistent across the hemispheres of each fly's brain, indicates that sensory processing depends on an individual's experience. See Letter p.258

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Figure 1: Reorganizing odour representations.

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Frank, T., Friedrich, R. Individuality sniffed out in flies. Nature 526, 200–201 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15636

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