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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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With more than half of its tiny brain devoted to sight, the fruit fly is a favorite animal model for scientists studying the visual system.
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Embryonic stem cells can develop into any cell type, forming our bones, blood, or brain. Learning how to successfully and safely cultivate these cells may lead to new therapies.
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Artificial cells are teaching us about the impact of environment in early brain development.
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Learn about the developing brain and how your brain changes throughout your lifetime with this comprehensive website.
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Fluorescent labelling allows scientists to track vital stem cells throughout the brain’s development.
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Researchers throughout the world are pursuing a variety of new ways to repair or replace neurons and other cells in the brain. For the most part, these experimental approaches are still being worked out in animals and cannot be considered therapies for humans at this time.
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