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Growing Micro-Brains From Skin Cells Sheds Light On Autism

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Growing Micro-Brains From Skin Cells Sheds Light On Autism

Popular Science - By Alexandra Ossola

And a possible way to reverse it To understand the mechanisms behind autism, researchers grew miniature human brains from the stem cells of autism patients. The resulting "brain organoids" revealed that a genetic mutation causes the brain to overproduce inhibitory neurons, which dampens how signals …

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