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Medicine    January 11, 2016
How Aged Neurons In a Dish Can Accelerate Longevity Research
Posted by Shelly Fan

Aging insidiously leaves its mark on our brains.

With age, our well-oiled neuronal machinery slowly breaks down: gene expression patterns turn wacky, the nuclear membrane disintegrates, and neatly organized molecules inside the cells break out of their segregated compartments, turning the intracellular environment into a maladaptive, muddled molecular soup.

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