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2010-05-07 08:57:19

After birth the brain looses many nerve cells and this continues throughout life "“ most neurons are formed before birth, after which many excess neurons degenerate. However, there are some cells that are still capable of division in old age "“ in the brains of mice, at least. According to scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology in Freiburg, different types of neuronal stem cells exist that can create new neurons. While they divide continuously and create new...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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