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Thirst — and the prospect of a drink — fires up the brain

A construction worker drinks from a bottle of water at the site of a new road tunnel

Neural activity in a host of brain areas is involved in translating information about water availability into water-seeking behaviour, work in mice reveals. Credit: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty

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Nature 568, 147 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-01084-y

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