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Behavior & experience shape neurogenesis


When a group of genetically identical mice lived in the same complex enclosure for 3 months, individuals that explored the environment more grew more new neurons than less adventurous mice, according to a study published on May 9 in Science. … Continue reading

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Astrocytes rule!


Mice that received transplants of human glial progenitor cells learned much more quickly than normal mice, according to a study published today (March 7) in Cell Stem Cell. The findings support the theory that glial cells made a significant contribution to … Continue reading

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Can Worms Alleviate Autism?


Wow~!!  Too much hygiene = autoimmunity? Can Parasitic Worms Alleviate Autism Symptoms? Can Worms Alleviate Autism? 

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A Brain for Rhythm


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