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How the brain gets wired for stereo vision

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Expression of the VEGF receptor NRP1 (red) on the axons of retinal ganglion cell neurons

Nerve cells that transmit light signals from the eye into the brain use a molecule best known for its role in blood vessel growth as a ‘stepping stone’ to help them reach the opposite brain hemisphere, according to research published in Neuron.

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