MIT engineers have developed a microfluidic device that replicates the neuromuscular junction — the vital connection where nerve meets muscle.
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Neurons are deeply connected to the tendency to overindulge in response to external triggers, a problem faced by people addicted to food, alcohol and drugs
Rats that responded to cues for sugar with the speed and excitement of binge-eaters were less motivated for the treat when certain neurons were suppressed, researchers discovered.
One person’s risky bet is another’s exciting opportunity
The difference between those outlooks comes down to more than just disposition: It turns out that people with a stronger connection between two brain regions have a more cautious financial outlook.