Biology

At SBU, rats get bellyaches, humans get smarter

By GREGORY ZELLER // Unt now, ve vill brainvash zese lab rats to hate zeir favorite foods! Hahahaha! What sounds like an iffy plot from a B-grade ’50s sci-fi flick is actually the core of a new Stony Brook University study. And it’s fairly cutting-edge stuff, according to the university, with the “taste aversion” research unlocking secrets about the complex relationship between brain activity and behavior – and dispelling popular beliefs about the formation of…

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