20 October 2009
Vol 2, Issue 93

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Online Cover This week's Focus Issue complements the Science Special Issue on "Advances in Neuroscience Methods" and features a Research Article showing that neurons lacking the calcium sensor STIM2 are protected from hypoxia-induced cell death. The image shows a brain section from a wild-type mouse subjected to cerebral ischemia; the white area indicates tissue that has died following loss of blood supply. [Image: David Stegner and Christoph Kleinschnitz, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany]