Your Brain Takes a Bath…While You are Sleeping

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In a sleeping mouse, dyed fluid (red) seeped deeply into the spaces between brain cells. But when a mouse was awake, fluid (green) didn’t flow very far.

L. XIE, H. KANG AND M. NEDERGAARD

 

Yes, the latest news is that …your brain takes a bath…while you are sleeping!

It sounds like your brain cells actually shrink to allow space for fluid to come wash away debris.

What do you think?

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