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Duke University Medical Center

Mice Develop Key Brain Circuits after Birth

Caption: A mouse pup learns to use its whiskers to sense objects at about the second week of life. The nerve connections that enable this activity are helping researchers at Duke Medicine learn how human brains develop and function.

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