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This lab-grown brain made a muscle TWITCH, here’s how

It’s alive! In a moment straight out of science fiction, scientists have created lab-grown brain that can move muscles. This miniature brain, only the size of a bean, was able to join with cells that came from a donors spinal cord, forming a miniature nervous system in a petri dish. Are these mini-brains conscious? No, but their development may hold the key to understanding how neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s develop over time.

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Stop robocalls for good with Kim’s new eBook

Robocalls interrupt us constantly and scam Americans out of millions of dollars every year. Learn Kim's best tricks for stopping annoying robocalls in this handy guide.

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