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ERIC Number: EJ580491
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8423
More Than the Brain's Drain: Does Cerebrospinal Fluid Help the Brain Convey Messages?
Travis, John
Science News, v155 n4 p58-59 Jan 1999
Examines the role of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), a clear, colorless liquid that constantly bathes the brain and spinal cord. Scientists argue that cerebrospinal fluid carries important signals for sleep, appetite, and sex. Evaluates past and current research documenting the purpose of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. (CCM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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