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2014-07-09 11:17:04

Invading glioblastoma cells may hijack cerebral blood vessels during early stages of disease progression and damage the brain's protective barrier, a study in mice indicates.

Scientists Find Specific Human Brain Cells That Make Mice Smarter
2013-03-08 12:33:26

A group of non-neural cells found in the human central nervous system may be more essential to the complexity of our brains than previously believed, according to new research published Thursday.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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