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Mini-brains

Science
Engineers develop mini caps for mini brains
Published Aug 17, 2022
Engineering feat expands the research and testing available to scientists with brain organoids
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