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Sensory axons induced to prune by trophic withdrawal in vitro
28.05.2013

Researchers discover a pivotal mechanism for shaping the nervous system

Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
04.01.2012
A surprising new function is discovered for the “hormone of love.”
Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
02.11.2011

Scientists reveal the structure of a brain area where hormones that regulate vital body processes pass into the blood. 

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Extra Copies of a Gene Carry Extra Risk
04.02.2009
For Some Genes, Too Much is Almost as Bad as Too Little
 
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microglia
27.06.2016

Weizmann Institute findings in mice may help explain how viral infection during pregnancy raises the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the...

Une hormone qui assure son avenir
02.11.2011

Des chercheurs montrent la structure d’une zone du cerveau où des hormones régulatrices de processus vitaux du corps passent dans le sang...

Una hormona garantiza su propio futuro
02.11.2011

Científicos revelan la estructura de un área del cerebro de donde las hormonas que regulan los procesos vitales del cuerpo pasan a la...

Prof. Orly Reiner. In the right measure
01.10.2008

Embryonic nerve cells must be "in shape" to get where they're going

Prof. Orly Reiner. Fateful Beginnings
01.11.2003
At what stage in the development of an embryo does the brain begin to develop?  And what can go wrong? Prof. Orly Reiner of...