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Astrocyte cells like these from the brain of a mouse may differ subtly from those in a human brain. David Robertson, ICR/Science Photo Library/Science Source hide caption

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Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People

A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren't always a good model for human diseases.

Cantelowes Toumani Diabaté
The Journey Tom Misch

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Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research

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Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People

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