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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.”

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