Brain’s Fluid Drains via Lymphatic Vessels at the Base of the Skull
Brain’s Fluid Drains via Lymphatic Vessels at the Base of the Skull
Detailed imaging of the rodent central nervous system reveals new information about the route cerebrospinal fluid takes to leave the brain.
Brain’s Fluid Drains via Lymphatic Vessels at the Base of the Skull
Brain’s Fluid Drains via Lymphatic Vessels at the Base of the Skull

Detailed imaging of the rodent central nervous system reveals new information about the route cerebrospinal fluid takes to leave the brain.

Detailed imaging of the rodent central nervous system reveals new information about the route cerebrospinal fluid takes to leave the brain.

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Under Pressure
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The causes and consequences of physical forces in the tumor microenvironment
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A tumor’s physical environment fuels its growth and causes treatment resistance.
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Contributors
Contributors
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Meet some of the people featured in the August 2015 issue of The Scientist.