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Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

Credit: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. - Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing…

A molecule that directs neurons

A genetic study identified a molecule that is essential for the correct composition of habenula neurons and their connectivity in the brainCredit: ©Matthias Carl, UniTrento The habenula is a small region at the centre of the brain, but is…