Medieval Child's Brain Found Preserved





Scientists were able to identify neurons and cerebral cells from the brain preserved from the 13th century.

An international team of researchers has identified intact neurons and cerebral cells in a mummified medieval brain, according to a study published in the journal Neuroimage.

Found inside the skull of a 13th century A.D. 18-month-old child from northwestern France, the brain had been fixed in formalin solution since its discovery in 1998.



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