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A new wrinkle on the brain

Nature Physicsvolume 14pages435436 (2018) | Download Citation

The folded structure of the human brain is a hallmark of our intelligence — an optimized packing of neurons into a confined space. Similar wrinkling in brain-on-a-chip experiments provides a way of understanding the physics of how this occurs.

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