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Scientists capture images of brain's lymphatic system

Scientists with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke published images from humans and marmosets in eLife documenting the brain's lymphatic system, which had been thought not to exist until a central nervous system lymphatic system was discovered in mice in 2015. The lymph vessels are concealed inside the thick, leatherlike dura mater and run alongside much larger blood vessels, making them difficult to detect on an MRI.

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