Neuron Growing in Microtube (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a microscope image of a neuron growing through a microtube. The tube is soft and flexible, wrapping around the axon and providing a cozy, 3-D scaffold. Credit Xiuling Li, University of Illinois Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.