August 14, 2022

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Why We’ve Been Ignoring These Brain Cells | Great Minds: Ben Barres

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Neurons often get all the credit for running the brain, but the work done by Ben Barres at Stanford University proved that glial cells are far more crucial to brain functioning than we had previously realized.

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