New brain maps could help the search for Alzheimer’s treatments

(By Jon Hamilton for NPR)

An international consortium involving hundreds of scientists has unveiled highly detailed maps of the brain area that controls movement.

The maps reveal the location, function and appearance of more than 100 cell types found in the motor cortex in mice, marmoset monkeys, and people, the scientists report in 17 studies that appear in the journal Nature.  Continue reading the article here…

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