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Credit: Oka lab, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

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12/20/2018

‘Tis the Season for Good Cheer

BY:National Institutes of Health

Whether it’s Rockefeller Center, the White House, or somewhere else across the land, ‘tis the season to gather with neighbors for a communal holiday tree-lighting ceremony. But this festive image has more do with those cups of cider in everyone’s hands than admiring the perfect Douglas fir. What looks like lights and branches are actually components of a high-resolution map from a part of the brain that controls thirst.