Tiny microscopes reveal hidden role of nervous system cells

Posted by on April 28, 2016 1:44 pm
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Imaging technologies offer a new window into spinal cord to understand touch and pain sensations. The innovative technology revealed that astrocytes–cells in the nervous system that do not conduct electrical signals and were traditionally viewed as merely supportive–unexpectedly react to intense sensation.

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