Neuroscience

In pig brain development, nature beats nurture

Before humans can benefit from new drug therapies and nutritional additives, scientists test their safety and efficacy in animals, typically mice and rats. But, as much as they've done for biomedical research, rodents aren't ...

Neuroscience

New pig brain maps facilitate human neuroscience discoveries

When scientists need to understand the effects of new infant formula ingredients on brain development, it's rarely possible for them to carry out initial safety studies with human subjects. After all, few parents are willing ...

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