Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 8 December 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 49, p. nf108
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.49.nf108]

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Young at Brain

Long-lived mice pump out extra neurons

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/49/nf108

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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