Oct 7, 2015

Scientist: We’ve grown a nearly full human ‘mini brain’ — CNN.com

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics, neuroscience

A Harvard medical pioneer calls it “astounding” — an “incredible achievement” and a “quantum leap forward” in the battle against cancer, autism, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

What’s going on? Scientists at Ohio State University say they’ve figured out a way to grow the genetic equivalent of a nearly complete embryonic human brain.

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