Brain creates ‘new’ nerve cells
"This study is exciting because it reveals a group of brain cells in the adult human brain that are continuously regenerating."
- Dr. Mark Baxter, senior researcher
Auckland, New Zealand - Researchers have discovered for the first time that the human brain can grow new nerve cells.
Experts said the findings, published in Science, opened up the potential for research into repairing brains in conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.