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4/24/14: Memories of the Iron Curtain

Electric barbed-wire fences created a physical Iron-Curtain that separated communist lands from the West. These fences have been down for years, but a new study reports that the historical memory lives on in the natural world.

Deer still remember the wall, and so does Origins. We'd like to link to our fabulous article by Theodora Dragistinova, "1989 Twenty Years On: The End of Communism and the Fate of Eastern Europe."