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  1. Science

    This Plant Can Learn And Remember Things Just As Well As Animals Can, So Don’t Mess With It

    Last week, we posted this video from ASAPScience, where they tell you that they're pretty sure plants can think. Now, a new study has been released with evidence that the Mimosa pudica, or the "touch-me-not flower" (my house sigil), actually has a long-term memory comparable to those found in animals.

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  2. Science

    First Ever Video Of A Thought Taking Shape Captured [Video]

    Researchers at Japan's National Institute of Genetics believe they've captured a world first video -- images of a thought making it's way through the brain of a zebrafish. It's not a particularly complicated thought -- essentially 'Hey, that looks like it could be food.' -- but the fact that the team has imaged the very stuff of even simple thought for the first time is really kind of amazing -- not unlike magic. Keep reading to see the video of this unprecedented look into the mind of a zebrafish.

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  3. Science

    Thinking About Doing Something is Pretty Much the Same as Doing It [Video]

    Ready for a strange and uncomfortable fact to start your Friday morning? Sure you are, and here it is, courtesy of the fine cartoonists and deep thinkers over at AsapSCIENCE: when you think deeply about a thing -- seeing the letter 'B,' for example, or fixing a sandwich -- the same parts of your brain involved in performing that action light up. Some studies even suggest that you can improve your piano skills just by thinking diligently about playing while not actually touching a piano. Check out AsapSCIENCE's latest video below and learn more about how your brain is just weird sometimes.

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