The Laser of Independence

Great news for those who are heavily alcohol-dependent: American scientists may be able to free them of their addiction by blasting their brains with laser beams. No, Darth Vader and his lightsaber haven’t decided to take on treating chronic alcoholism among poor wretches on the dark side of the sauce; the cure is to be achieved via brain implants, but the technological advances needed to perfect them are still a few decades away … so there’s still time to have a few more “for the road.” 

An article on futurism.com explains how scientists have tamed alcohol dependence in impenitent rodent drunkards.

https://futurism.com/the-byte/scientists-bombarded-rats-brains-lasers-addiction

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