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What is the signifcance of researchers mapping the distribution of magnetic particles in the human brain?

Date:
July 31, 2018
Source:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Summary:
Researchers have for the first time mapped the distribution of magnetic particles in the human brain. The study reveals that the particles are primarily located in the cerebellum and the brainstem, which are the more ancient parts of the brain.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180731125604.htm

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Kravenhead
I doubt it would be useful in the same way that animals use these particles, but it may be of some use in understanding brain functions. It's possible that we could develop some sort of magnetic treatments for brain disorders that are more effective than what we employ now.
I don't believe there is any such thing as useless information.

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Kravenhead
14 day(s) ago
I agree. Every aspect of brain functions.

philosopher
15 day(s) ago
A better understanding of the brain is essential to curing Neurological Disorders.

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