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training bacteria

Eva Jablonka published an article titled “Epigenetic learning in non-neural organisms“, basically suggesting that single-celled organisms, such as bacteria, can be trained in a way we associate to organisms with a nervous system. This would imply that to some extent the bacteria can be made to “learn”, and then use that knowledge later on in similar situations.

The article is available online in PDF form here, of course there are references abound.

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