Scientists Grow Miniature Human Brains

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Neuroscientists at an Austrian lab have grown pea-sized human brains that reach the same level of development as a 9-week-old fetus, though they claim the miniature brains, which are kept in nutrient-rich baths, are incapable of thought. What do you think?


Nancy Capra • Adult Education Teacher

“Are they taking volunteers? A nutrient-rich bath sounds really nice.”

Hans Rykes • Furs Salesperson


“How are they on a salad?”

Kent Winter • Multifocal Lens Assembler