Glia guide brain development in worms

Again and again, experiments confirmed it. Without glia, neurons die. So scientists who wanted to study in living animals what glia — the most abundant brain cells — do for neurons besides keep them alive were out of ...

Station Crew Relaxes Before Second Spacewalk

Soaring high above the Earth, the Expedition 17 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent some time Monday relaxing before their second spacewalk, which is slated for about 1:10 p.m. EDT Tuesday. The crew ...

Many processors make light work of calculations

Solving complicated calculations has never been easy, but a new European computing grid means researchers can number crunch their data faster than ever before.

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