DURHAM, N.C. -- Using a high-resolution video technique on laboratory rats, neurobiologists at Duke University Medical Center have captured the first detailed images of the living brain in the act of recognizing specific odor molecules. The scientists say their achievement will open the way to deciphering the brain's internal "language" of smell.
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