A detailed overview of a study conducted by Alysson Muotri's lab at the UC San Diego Stem Cell Program which found complex network signaling developing in human cortical organoids that appear to recapitulate fetal brain development, offering an in-vitro model to study functional development of human neuronal networks.Watch Now
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At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)’s Festival of Neuroscience, we were lucky enough to sit down with some influential neuroscientists to discuss their work. Here, we interview the University of Aberdeen's Lora Heisler on the topic of brain control of hunger.Watch Now
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