A study in the journal Nature Neuroscience shows that fixing damage to a specific fruit fly gene appears to correct memory problems, which could point to possible treatments for fragile X syndrome in humans (despite Sarah Palin's negative campaign comments about fruit fly research). Cynthia Graber reports. For more McCain-Palin science slipups, check out the Anti Gravity column in the January issue of Scientific American magazine at SciAm.com/sciencemag