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Oct 10, 2021

Living brain donors are helping us better understand our own neurons — including those potentially linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, evolution, neuroscience

Live human brain tissue — generously donated by brain surgery patients with epilepsy or tumors — is yielding incredible #neuroscience insights. A study on cells… See More.


As part of an international effort to map cell types in the brain, scientists identified increased diversity of neurons in regions of the human brain that expanded during our evolution.

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