A leaf of Zea mays, more commonly known as corn, injected with Ustilago maydis, the fungus that causes corn smut.
Image by Dr. Kylie Boyce, University of Melbourne
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What is one primary function of the hippocampus?
The correct answer is: memory, emotions, spatial patterning…
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A leaf of Zea mays, more commonly known as corn, injected with Ustilago maydis, the fungus that causes corn smut.

Image by Dr. Kylie Boyce, University of Melbourne

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION!

Every Sunday, a question will be asked about one of the images from this past week. Be the first to answer correctly, and your blog will be promoted on this post and Biocanvas’s homepage! Winners are announced the following day.

What is one primary function of the hippocampus?

The correct answer is: memory, emotions, spatial patterning…

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    Corn smut is fascinating. It can devastate corn plants, but it is also eaten in certain cultures
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    Image by Dr. Kylie Boyce, University of Melbourne
  20. eyez-nd-earz answered: The hippocampus is the part of the brain responsible for storing and sorting memories.
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