Archive: 31/03/2009

How does microglia examine damaged synapses?

Microglia, immune cells in the brain, is suggested to be involved in the repair of damaged brain, like a medical doctor. However, it is completely unknown how microglia diagnoses damaged circuits in an in vivo brain. Japanese ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Sea sponges busted by researchers

( -- When it comes to sex, sea sponges are certainly not monogamous. But, thanks to a project based at the Heron Island Research Station, UQ researchers will uncover whether the marine animals are partaking in ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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