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Vital new knowledge about the human brain’s plasticity uncovered.


The brain’s plasticity and its adaptability to new situations do not function the way researchers previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Cell. Earlier theories are based on laboratory animals, but now researchers at Karolinska Institutet have studied the human brain. The results show that a type of support cell, the oligodendrocyte, which plays an important role

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