Getting Your Brain To Bloom

For years scientists thought the brain couldn't possibly grow new neurons in adult life, only to find they were wrong. Andrew Brown investigates the frontier of our knowledge about new brain cells, and looks at how scientists tackle the problem of getting from experiments on mice to men.

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For years scientists thought the brain couldn't possibly grow new neurons in adult life, only to find they were wrong. Andrew Brown investigates the frontier of our knowledge about new brain cells, and looks at how scientists tackle the problem of getting from experiments on mice to men.