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Researchers show astrocytes are crucial for establishing long-term memory in mice.

Like a myriad of stars interacting with the expanse of space, the brain contains billions of interlaced and communicating neurons supported by the brain’s immune cells, known as glia. The most numerous of these are astrocytes known to perform a variety of tasks, such as axon guidance, synaptic support, and homeostasis. Moreover, new roles for this brain cell are discovered

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