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Neurons Get Connected Via Glia

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Science  21 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5649, pp. 1323
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5649.1323a

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA-- Almost 29,000 brainiacs gathered here 8 to 12 November to discuss neuroscience at all levels, from genes to neurotransmitters to behavior. New findings presented at the meeting suggest that in the crucial task of building synapses, support cells called glia may actually run the show.

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