Decision-making process becomes visible in the brain

December 02, 2019

Transparent fish larvae reveal how a decision makes its way through the brain

When cells become cannibals

October 08, 2019

Max Planck scientists describe mechanism of partial phagocytosis

It takes more than a global impression to move a fish

October 15, 2019

Larval zebrafish require both global and local visual stimuli to avoid drifting

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