During National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), Feb. 28 – March 4 this year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) asks Texans to help slow the spread of invasive species affecting our state’s natural resources and economy. The Office of the Governor has recognized NISAW with an official proclamation.
Diseases affecting the brain compromise the function of not just nerve cells, but also that of their support staff, the glial cells. In a new study, neuroscientists at Houston Methodist have designed neural organoids, also known as “miniature brains,” to contain both mature neurons and astrocytic glial cells in relative proportions similar to that in the human brain.
The Omicron variant continues to ravage the US. As it does, a new survey reveals that nearly half of businesses whose workplace plans were upended by the latest COVID-19 waves have not communicated plans for returning to the physical workplace.