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Choanocyte chamber of sponge, with neuroid cell

Neural pathways

Exploring the diverse routes by which EMBL scientists are driving forward neurobiology

By Cella Carr


Multiple synapse heads send out filopodia (green) converging on one microglia (red), as seen by focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIBSEM).

Captured: microglia nibbling on brain synapses

For the first time, EMBL Rome researchers have captured microglia nibbling on brain synapses on film.

By Iris Kruijen


Senses: Fathoming fear

EMBL’s Cornelius Gross wants to understand fear responses and the brain circuitry that governs them

By Guest author(s)


Neural connection keeps instincts in check

EMBL scientists find out how the prefrontal cortex puts a break on instinctive behaviours

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Italy-based alumni gathered for the ‘EMBL in Italy’ event on 27 May to learn about the focus of researchers at EMBL’s Monterotondo site. PHOTO: EMBL/Isabelle Kling

Italian interconnections

Marco Tripoldi and Valeria Carola join colleagues and peers at gathering of Italy-based alumni

By Isabelle Kling


Kikusui spent 10 days this March in the Gross lab at EMBL brainstorming the neural mechanisms of social behaviour. PHOTO: Cornelius Gross

The pheromones behind romance

A perfect match: behaviourist Takefumi Kikusui visits the Gross group to explore animal attraction

By Isabelle Kling


Forgetting to learn

Neural mechanisms in mouse brains indicate that we actively forget as we learn

By Sonia Furtado Neves



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