Organoids Don’t Accurately Model Human Brain Development
Organoids Don’t Accurately Model Human Brain Development
A new study suggests that growing in a stressful environment prevents “brains-in-a-dish” from growing in the same way as their in vivo counterparts.
Organoids Don’t Accurately Model Human Brain Development
Organoids Don’t Accurately Model Human Brain Development

A new study suggests that growing in a stressful environment prevents “brains-in-a-dish” from growing in the same way as their in vivo counterparts.

A new study suggests that growing in a stressful environment prevents “brains-in-a-dish” from growing in the same way as their in vivo counterparts.

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Long-Lived Neural Stem Cells Identified in Living Mice
Long-Lived Neural Stem Cells Identified in Living Mice
Ashley Yeager | Oct 22, 2019
New, unpublished results show some of the cells produce new neurons for up to 90 days, much longer than a previously identified set of neural stem cells that only generate neurons for a month or two.
The Next Generation of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation
The Next Generation of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation
Jef Akst | Nov 14, 2017
New techniques for activating or suppressing neural activity by zapping the skull’s surface allow researchers to target smaller and deeper areas of the brain.
Research Links Gut Health to Neurodegeneration
Research Links Gut Health to Neurodegeneration
Jef Akst | Nov 13, 2017
Rodent studies presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this week tie pathologies in the gastrointestinal tract or microbiome composition with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
Speaking of Neuroscience
Speaking of Neuroscience
Jef Akst, Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 18, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting