Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 8 December 2004
Young at Brain
Long-lived mice pump out extra neurons
Abstract: Miniature mice that survive 50% longer than normal boast another advantage over their full-sized counterparts. The puny mice's brains manufacture more new cells, according to new research. This cerebral fecundity might explain why the little rodents retain their memories unusually well.
Citation: M. Leslie, Young at Brain. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (49), nf108 (2004).
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