1. Massive Brain Map Should Include Star Cells, Researcher Argues

Astrocytes are star-shaped cells that are the most common cell in the human brain and have now been grown in the lab. In this picture astrocyte progenitors and immature astrocytes cluster to form an “astrosphere.”
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Credit: Robert Krencik/ UW-Madison

    Massive Brain Map Should Include Star Cells, Researcher Argues

    Astrocytes are star-shaped cells that are the most common cell in the human brain and have now been grown in the lab. In this picture astrocyte progenitors and immature astrocytes cluster to form an “astrosphere.”

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    Credit: Robert Krencik/ UW-Madison

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