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Planet Earth

My new brain column: Snapping neurons

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerAugust 18, 2010 8:54 PM


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My new column about the brain has just gone up on the Discover web site. In it, I take a look at what happens when our brains get stretched, smushed, and otherwise injured. Brains don't break like bones or rip like skin. Their injuries lurk down in the realm of molecules. And perhaps that's where scientists will find a way to treat brain injuries. Check it out.

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