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Brain waves detected in mini-brains grown in a dish

Posted By Peter
Date Monday, 2 September 2019, at 8:24 p.m.

Scientists have created miniature brains from stem cells that developed functional neural networks. Despite being a million times smaller than human brains, these lab-grown brains are the first observed to produce brain waves that resemble those of preterm babies. The study, published August 29 in the journal Cell Stem Cell, could help scientists better understand human brain development.

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