Steven McKnight

Jul. 09, 2010

Building New Neurons

Researchers report the discovery of a chemical that can encourage the formation of new neurons, at least in mice.

brain, learning, memory, mice, alzheimers

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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