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Wired for sex

Analysis of a sensory neural circuit in the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans reveals that its wiring is sex-specific, and arises through the elimination of connections that are originally formed in both sexes. See Article p.206

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Portman, D. Wired for sex. Nature 533, 188–189 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17898

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