Researchers look to armadillos, fruit flies, nematodes, and other species to understand human brain function and vision loss

Research just released reveals a new model for a genetic eye disease, and shows how animal models – from fruit flies to armadillos and monkeys – can yield valuable information about the human brain. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health…