Scientists grow ‘mini-brain on the move’ that can contract muscle

Scientists grow ‘mini-brain on the move’ that can contract muscle

Cambridge researchers grew ‘organoid’ that spontaneously connected to spinal cord. Scientists have grown a miniature brain in a dish with a spinal cord and muscles attached, an advance that promises to accelerate the study of conditions such as motor neurone disease. The lentil-sized grey blob of human brain cells were seen to spontaneously send out […]