Reach Out and Touch Someone

@article{Rrth2014ReachOA,
  title={Reach Out and Touch Someone},
  author={Pernille R\orth},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={343},
  pages={848-849}
}
How do cells in the body communicate over long distances? Neurons do so through long cellular extensions—axons and dendrites—that establish direct contacts (synapses) with target cells. Other cells are thought to receive information through secreted signaling molecules that diffuse through a tissue. For example, cells that become the fingers of the hand… CONTINUE READING