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​Basic behaviours such as breathing, whisker twitching and swallowing require precise coordination as they all affect respiration rhythms. New research identifies the brain area that coordinates sniffing and whisking.

​Basic behaviours such as breathing, whisker twitching and swallowing require precise coordination as they all affect respiration rhythms. New research identifies the brain area that coordinates sniffing and whisking.

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Is odour-based mate preference stable and consistent over time?

Body scent is thought to be an important biological cue that helps us attracts a suitable partner. But is odour-based mate preference stable and consistent over time?

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​Deletion of a single gene involved in sensing smells can prevent mice from detecting and avoiding predators, according to a study published in the scientific journal Nature.

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