Best look yet at how our brain's sewage system flushes out waste
Where does the waste go?JUAN GAERTNER/SPLBy Clare WilsonTHIS is how you clear your mind. Researchers have had the best look yet at microscopic vessels that take waste away from nerve cells in the brain. The first clear picture of this network, called the glymphatic system, came in 2012 from experiments in mice. The network seems to ramp up when we...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark