Watching the Biology of Brain Swelling in Real Time

Ultrahigh resolution images reveal biochemical secrets

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The human skull is about a quarter of an inch of solid bone, perfectly suited to perform its role as the protector of one of the most sensitive organs of the body, the brain. In the event of brain swelling (clinically referred to as cerebral oedema), an excess of fluid floods…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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