10 Mar 2010

Science story - Human Brian Bank

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:47 pm on 10 March 2010

There's a bank in Auckland that doesn't store money. It stores brains. It's the Human Brain Bank, and researchers like Maurice Curtis use tissue samples from bequeathed brains to study neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's.

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