[–] derram 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

https://archive.fo/lh7ua :

Brain Cells Share Information With Virus-Like Capsules - The Atlantic

'Shepherd studies a gene called Arc which is active in neurons, and plays a vital role in the brain. '

'And sure enough, a gene called syncytin, which is essential for the creation of placentas, actually descends from env. '

'Viruses use another gene called env to merge with host cells and avoid the immune system. '

'Fruit flies have Arc genes, and Shepherd’s colleague Cedric Feschotte showed that these descend from the same group of gypsy retrotransposons that gave rise to ours. '

'What is the signal [that the Arc shells] are carrying?'

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[–] VoatAddict 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

https:/ /sci-hub.hk / https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.2708

The paper on ARC

[–] XSS1337 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

paywall. -1

[–] VoatAddict 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

dip shit, shorten the link and you get past the paywall.