Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
When mice that had suffered a stroke were given blood from a healthy donor, they experienced less tissue and neurological damage.
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage

When mice that had suffered a stroke were given blood from a healthy donor, they experienced less tissue and neurological damage.

When mice that had suffered a stroke were given blood from a healthy donor, they experienced less tissue and neurological damage.

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By trimming synapses in the adult mouse hippocampus, microglia help facilitate forgetting.
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The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 20, 2018
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Nosing Around
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