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Scientists map mouse brains in greatest detail yet

Different types of brain diseases may be cured by a humble mouse, as scientists are now able to map the rodent’s brains more thoroughly than ever before.

Researchers at the University of Queensland and Curtin University have created the most detailed atlas of the mouse brain.

This new tool will allow researchers to map what parts of the brain are affected in mouse models of brain disease, such as brain cancer, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

Currently, brain diseases affect nearly one in six of the world’s population.

Read more at The University of Queensland