Medieval Child's Brain Found Preserved

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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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