Brain cells can be repaired, research suggests

  • metta

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    Jun 17, 2014 10:30 PM GMT
    Brain cells can be repaired, research suggests

    We’ve long been told that once adult brain cells die, they’re gone forever. But new Australian research is challenging the rule.

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    "Scientists from Queensland University of Technology in Australia are working on turning bone marrow stem cells into neural stem cells, capable of repairing the damage caused by strokes, head injuries and degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s."


    http://sciencealert.com.au/news/20140306-25609.html
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    Jun 17, 2014 11:58 PM GMT
    But can it reverse my pot-smoking?
    Trick question. Why would I want to?
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    Jun 18, 2014 2:58 AM GMT
    Sounds like they've lost their minds.