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Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

Liz Dwyer

Remember all those times your mom said she could read your mind? A group of scientists studying Alzheimers have found that the cells of children "are not only found circulating in the blood, they are also embedded in the brain" of their mothers. In particular, "this study revealed that these cells were less common in the brains of women who had Alzheimer’s disease, suggesting they may be related to the health of the brain."

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