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  • Tension in axons is essential for synaptic signaling, researchers report

    Doctoral student Scott Siechen, left, and mechanical science and engineering professor Taher Saif and their colleagues found that tension in axons is required for proper neuron signaling.

    Doctoral student Scott Siechen, left, and mechanical science and engineering professor Taher Saif and their colleagues found that tension in axons is required for proper neuron signaling.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's note: To contact Taher Saif, call 217-333-8552 ; e-mail saif@illinois.edu.