The chickadee, Maine's state bird, has the ability to replace part of its brain

Publication Year:
1994

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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_times/921
Author(s):
Weegar, Andrew K
Tags:
Birds; Brain damage
article description
The chickadee, Maine's state bird, has the ability to replace part of its brain each year. The implications of the finding are profound, and may hold out hope for the treatment of human patients whose brains have been damaged by trauma or diseases like Alzheimer's. Details.