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02/03/2020

Scientists Find Imperfections In ‘Minibrains’ That Raise Questions For Research

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Brain organoids, often called “minibrains,” have changed the way scientists study human brain development and disorders like autism. But the cells in these organoids differ from those in an actual brain in some important ways, scientists reported Wednesday in the journal Nature.The finding suggests that scientists need to be cautious about extrapolating results found in organoids to people.

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