Video: How zebrafish are helping us unlock the mysteries of the brain

The brain has its own inbuilt processes for mopping up damaging cellular waste – and these processes may provide protection from stroke and dementia. Scientists from the University of Queensland discovered a new type of lymphatic brain ‘scavenger’ cell by studying tropical freshwater zebrafish – which share many of the same cell types and organs as humans.

Source: Institute for Molecular Bioscience | May 1th, 2017

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