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Glia, not neurons, are most affected by brain aging

The difference between an old brain and a young brain isn't so much the number of neurons but the presence and function of supporting cells called glia. In Cell Reports on January 10, researchers who examined postmortem brain ...

Jan 10, 2017
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Researchers innovate brain preservation technique

By figuring out how to preserve specimens in the remote locations in which they are found - locations almost completely opposite those of a controlled laboratory or 21st century urban area - researchers from The University ...

Aug 19, 2016
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How the brain develops

The developmental period from childhood to young adulthood is marked by profound physical, social, and emotional changes. But exactly how those changes are reflected in the brain remains something of a mystery.

Aug 17, 2016
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