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First detailed blueprint for a spinal circuit for integrating motor and sensory commands from the brain.

Walking across an icy parking lot in winter, and remaining upright, takes intense concentration. But a new discovery suggests that much of the balancing act that the human body performs when faced with such a task happens unconsciously, thanks to a cluster of neurons in their spinal cord that function as a ‘mini-brain’ to integrate sensory information and make the

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