Small Brains, Big Picture: Study Unveils C. elegans’ Microscopic Mysteries
International and Japanese Media
6 Mar 2019
A joint collaboration between scientists from the Information Processing Biotlogy Unit and the Neurobiology Research Unit discovered how brain cells in the microscopic worm C. elegans send electrical signals. The results from their research on the minuscule animal can serve as a future model for piecing together neuronal processing in other organisms, including humans.