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Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab

www.bbc.co.uk Published: August 28, 2013
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Miniature “human brains” have been grown in a lab in a feat scientists hope will transform the understanding of neurological disorders, according to BBC News.



The site reports the pea-sized structures reached the same level of development as in a nine-week-old foetus, but are incapable of thought.

Neuroscientists have described these findings as astounding and fascinating, BBC News reports.

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