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Neuroscience
Antidepressant harms developing neurons in lab-grown 'mini-brains'
Published July 13, 2020
Model of a developing brain derived from stem cells could allow for the rapid and more reliable testing of drugs to detect neurotoxicity
SARS-CoV-2
Lab-grown 'mini-brains' suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells
Published July 1, 2020
A Johns Hopkins collaboration has demonstrated that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can infect and replicate within a human mini-brain model