How the brain's stem cells find out w...

How the brain's stem cells find out when to make new neurons

There are 3 comments on the story from Aug 8, 2012, titled How the brain's stem cells find out when to make new neurons. In it, reports that:

How doA stem cells A in the hippocampus - a part of the brain responsible for learning, memory and mood regulation - "decide"A to createA new brain cells ? Apparently, they "listen in" on the chemical communication among nearbyA neurons A to find out what is stressing the system and when they need to act,A says A Hongjun Song, Ph.D., A professor of ... (more)

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#1 Aug 17, 2012
I have a lesion on my brain stem causing some serious neurological disorders. I am all for stem cell research. Heal ME!
#2 Aug 17, 2012
that is amazing, please post the full story
#3 Aug 17, 2012
nevermind read it! awesome!

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