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nerve cells affected by iron levels in the brain

RISK FACTOR  Pigmented nerve cells (black U-shape, center) in the human brain die in Parkinson’s disease, destruction that may be affected by iron levels.  

Zika watch for April 29, 2016
a sleeping Australian dragon

CATCHING Z’S While sleeping, this Australian dragon (Pogona vitticeps) shows brain wave patterns similar to those of slumbering birds and mammals. 

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