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Traumatic brain injury leads to the disruption of scaffolding structures in the neurons (black dots indicated by the yellow arrow), as seen in the brains of injured mice given a placebo (middle).

The top image shows a healthy neuron, and the bottom one shows a neuron of an injured mouse given an experimental therapy. The larger dark spot in the top image is an artifact of the microscopy technique.

MIT Technology Review Article Link

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