brain cell transplant

Wow of the week: Mice become 4 times smarter with human brain cell transplant

We probably shouldn’t be worried about mice become so intelligent they could outsmart humans (this isn’t a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-type story). But they are getting a boost thanks to successful research out of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. The team successfully transplanted human brain cells into the brains of newborn mice, […]