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The Best Brain Model Yet

Scientists grow a 3-D "brain" on a sponge-like scaffold.

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One little doughnut — a lab-engineered protein doughnut — could help researchers cure Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and restore a traumatized brain. In August, scientists at Tufts University unveiled a new 3-D human brain “doughnut” model that accurately imitates brain function and injury response.
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