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Designer Agent Blocks Pain in Mice Without Morphine’s Side Effects

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PSM21 docked in opioid receptor

Scientists have synthesized a molecule with a unique profile of highly specific pain-relieving properties and demonstrated its efficacy in mice.

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How “Quickly Forgotten” Early Life Experiences Mature the Brain

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Laboratory Rat

Brain memory circuitry’s keen sensitivity to experience during an early critical period enables long-term memory ability to develop through practice.

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Schizophrenia, Autism Risk Gene Trajectories Point to Shared Causes

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Schizophrenia, autism risk gene trajectories point to shared causes

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