9. Scientists transplant memories from one snail to another
In a new study, researchers at the University of California said that they discovered how a simple memory in a snail (mollusc) might form, and that with one injection it could be transferred from one sea snail to another. The study was published in the journal eNeuro.
10. Scientists discover a lost tribe using DNA of an ancient child
After the bones of a six-year-old baby girl in Central Alaska were found – that dated back to 11,500 years ago – the scientists discovered a genome that was the oldest existing complete genome of New World humans. The girl’s genes also led to a breakthrough discovery of an unknown Native American tribe.