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The Brain's Immune System Can Be Harnessed To Boost Memory, Suggests Rat Study

News   Feb 12, 2020 | Original story from RMIT University

 
The Brain's Immune System Can Be Harnessed To Boost Memory, Suggests Rat Study

A magnified image showing the regenerated microglia. They have a similar shape to the 'activated' shape that the brain's immune cells have when dealing with inflammation. Credit: Alita Soch

 
 
 

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