Mysterious dark brain cells linked to Alzheimer’s and stress
This illustration shows microglia in blueJuan Gaertner/Science Photo LibraryBy Andy CoghlanMysterious shrunken cells have been spotted in the human brain for the first time, and appear to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease. “We don’t know yet if they’re a cause or consequence,” says Marie-Ève Tremblay of Laval University in Québec, Canada, who...
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