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Possible explanation for why male mice tolerate stress better than females

11:32 EDT 14 Oct 2016 | Science Daily

The nerves we feel before a stressful event -- like speaking in public, for example -- are normally kept in check by a complex system of circuits in our brain. Now, scientists have identified a key molecule within this circuitry that is responsible for relieving anxiety. Intriguingly, it doesn't appear to reduce anxiety in female mice, only in males.

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