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Engraftable Human Neural Stem Cells Respond to Developmental Cues, Replace Neurons, and Express Foreign Genes, JD Flax et al, Nature Biotechnology. 16(11):1033-9, 1998 Nov.

Generation of Oligodendroglial Progenitors from Neural Stem Cells, Su-Chun Zhang et al., Journal of Neurocytology, 27: 475-89 (1998).

Maze training alters brain weights and cortical RDA/DNA ratios, Bennett EL, et al, Behavioral & Neural Biology, 26(1):1-22, 1979 May.

Neurogenesis in the Adult Human Hippocampus, PS Eriksson et al, Nature Medicine, 4(11):1313-7, 1998 Nov.

New Nerve Cells for the Adult Brain, Gerd Kempermann and Fred H. Gage, Scientific American, May 1999, pp. 48-53.

Running Increases Cell Proliferation and Neurogenesis in the Adult Mouse Dentate Gyrus, Henriette van Praag et al, Nature Neuroscience, 2(3):266-70, 1999 March.

They got brain structures.

We're smarter than the average bear.

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