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Revised view of brain circuit reveals how we avoid being overwhelmed by powerful odors

Scientists report the discovery of a neural circuit in the mouse olfactory bulb that explains how our mammalian cousins (and by extension, we) are able to dial down powerful odor signals sampled from the environment, for the simple reason that they would otherwise overpower the nerve cells that receive and process them.
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