A New Type of Neuron Lurks in the Human Brain, and We Have No Idea What It Does

Break out your botanical dictionary. You’re going to need it.

Popular Science
Aug 29, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Neel V. Patel

The human brain is one of the most complex structures ever to evolve on this planet, but we’re still barely able to understand exactly what sets it apart. We may be a little closer to…

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