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Characterization of macrophages (green) and axons (red) in brown adipose tissue (BAT) using two-photon fluorescence microscopy imaging
28.09.2017

New research shows these immune cells are also crucial to maintaining harmony, including that of heat-producing fat cells

Prof. Avraham Yaron and group
02.02.2017

Protein “brakes” that stay nerve cell pruning early on may malfunction in ALS and other disorders     

Gene expression of schizophrenia-related genes. 1,028 genes with very similar expression profiles are shown, one to a row, and 480 samples are arrayed in the columns. Red-to-blue shows the strength of the gene's expression level, red being stronger
16.03.2015

New research reveals a cluster of genetic “typos” that may increase the risk of schizophrenia

Our nerves respond to a range of stimuli
03.04.2014

Why does a background noise that stops and suddenly starts again get our attention?

Locally Produced Proteins
26.07.2012

How do long nerve extensions get a crucial molecule to an injury site in time?
 

Dr. Ida Rishal and Prof. Michael Fainzilber. Ping-Pong signals
17.07.2012

“Ping-Pong” signals in large cells help them assess their own length

Nerve cells, photo by Dr. Sharon Amit
26.04.2011

Birds in flight, a grandmother’s wrinkles and nerve cells under the microscope. 

(l-r) Prof. Eitan Reuveny, Ayelet Cooper, Liora Guy-David and Dr. Adi Raveh. Gear shift
21.03.2011

A mechanism for closing a nerve cell’s channels can instantly shift from slow gear to slamming the door shut

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