R.Benton and L.Prieto-Godino’s research on “Zombie” brain cells were mentioned in the EurekAlert! magazine in March 2020

Preventing the death of neurons during brain growth means these ‘zombie’ cells can develop into functioning neurons, according to research in fruit flies from the Crick, the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology.

Complete article: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tfci-bc031020.php 

Link to the related publications:
– http://www.genomyx.ch/sci-adv-auth-group-benton/
– http://www.genomyx.ch/nature-auth-group-benton-2/