New brain cells in the adult brain

BBC News reports that Brain cre­atesnewnerve cells:

  • Researchers have dis­cov­ered a type of brain cell that con­tin­u­ous­ly regen­er­ates in humans.”
  • Experts said the find­ings, pub­lished in Sci­ence, opened up the poten­tial for research into repair­ing brains in con­di­tions such as Alzheimer’s disease”
  • Dr Mark Bax­ter, Well­come Trust senior research fel­low at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty, said: “This study is excit­ing because it reveals a group of brain cells in the adult human brain that are con­tin­u­ous­ly regenerating.”

1 Comment

  1. Senia.com - Positive Psychology Blog on February 18, 2007 at 11:47

    This is so interesting!



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