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Scientists discover that taste cells can control a whole animal’s foraging strategy

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Neuroscientists have developed a computer model to explain how a nematode worm searches for food, revealing that single brain cells can both sense the environment and control a whole animal’s foraging strategy. The study involved the microscopic nematode species, Caenorhabditis elegans.

Source: ScienceDaily.com