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Contact: Hiromu Tanimoto, Ph.D.

Fruit Fly

Caption: A tasty meal becomes an unforgettable reward -- especially when we are hungry. This is also true for fruit flies. Scientists have now discovered a group of dopamine neurons signalling sugar reward in the fly brain.

Credit: Dr. Pavel Masek

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