Alzheimer; News from the web:
A near-complete human brain comparable with that of a five-week-old foetus has been grown in a laboratory dish.
The brain ‘organoid’ was created from reprogrammed skin cells and is about the size of a pencil eraser.
Scientists hope the lumpy mass of functioning nerve cells and fibres will prove to be a valuable research tool for non-animal testing of new drugs and investigating brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s.
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