Flickers and buzzes sweep mouse brains of Alzheimer’s plaques

Memories also improved after a daily dose of fast clicking noises

amyloid-beta plaques

DISAPPERING ACT  Precisely timed lights and sounds reduced amyloid-beta plaques in a mouse brain (left) compared with the brain of a mouse that didn’t receive the treatment (right).

Gabrielle Drummond

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