A 3-D image showing our synapse phagocytosis reporter in mouse hippocampus. Presynapses in green, astrocytes in white, and microglia in blue. Phagocytosed presynapses by glia were shown in red. Credit: The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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Astrocytes eat connections to maintain plasticity in adult brains

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