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How sexual touch triggers pleasant sensations in mice

Mouse neurons which are red and blue in colour

Receptors in the skin send messages through nerve branches (red) that connect to a brain region (blue) associated with pleasure. Credit: Abdus-Saboor Lab/Zuckerman Institute

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-023-00134-w

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