Edit

Gross

Choanocyte chamber of sponge, with neuroid cell

Neural pathways

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

By Cella Carr

Science

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…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Senses: Fathoming fear

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

By Guest author(s)

Science

Neural connection keeps instincts in check

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

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Science

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…

By Isabelle Kling

Alumni

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…

By Isabelle Kling

Science

Forgetting to learn

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

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Science

Microglia (green) in a mouse brain. The nuclei of all cells in the brain are labelled blue. Credit: EMBL/ R.Paolicelli

Gardening in the brain

Gardeners know that some trees require regular pruning: some of their branches have to be cut so that others can grow stronger. The same is true of…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Freeze or run? Not that simple

Fear can make you run, it can make you fight, and it can glue you to the spot. Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in…

By Guest author(s)

Science

EMBLetc.

Read the latest Issues of our magazine - EMBLetc.

Looking for past print editions of EMBLetc.? Browse our archive, going back 20 years.

EMBLetc. archive

Newsletter archive

Read past editions of our monthly e-newsletter

For press

Contact the Press Office
Edit