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  • Brief interactions spur lasting waves of gene activity in the brain

    A new study measured robust changes in brain gene expression for up to two hours after a three-spined stickleback fish encountered another fish.

    A new study measured robust changes in brain gene expression for up to two hours after a three-spined stickleback fish encountered another fish.

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  • Editor's notes:

    To reach Alison Bell, call 217-265-5469; email alisonmb@illinois.edu.

    The paper "Temporal dynamics of neurogenomic plasticity in response to social interactions in male threespined sticklebacks" is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006840