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Scientists are Growing Tiny Cerebral Cortexes in Petri Dishes

Yep, you heard that one correctly. In what could be a major step forward for personalized medicine, researchers have perfected a technique for growing miniature balls of cortical tissue—the key working tissue in the human brain—in a dish.

Top Image: Human cortical spheroids, growing in a dish via Sergiu Pasca / Stanford University

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