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Curr Biol. 2012 Mar 6;22(5):R152-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.01.034.

Escape behavior: linking neural computation to action.

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  • 1Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA. dewell@bcm.edu

Abstract

A new study uses a combination of physiological and optogenetic techniques to identify visual neurons in fruit flies that detect approaching objects, and whose activation is integral in escaping an oncoming threat.

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