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A common pathway in the brain that enables addictive drugs to hijack natural reward processing

Mount Sinai researchers, in collaboration with scientists at The Rockefeller University, have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that allows…

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Cocaine seems to hijack brain pathways that prioritise food and water

Illustration of the reward pathway in the human brain FERNANDO DA CUNHA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Persistent use of drugs such as…

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How does a virus hijack insect sperm to control disease vectors and pests?

A widespread bacteria called Wolbachia and a virus that it carries can cause sterility in male insects by hijacking their…

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