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Image of neural stem cells and newborn neurons (green) artificially generated in the hippocampus and contacting mature cells (red) of the mouse brain © CRTD
09/01/2020 Press Release

Rejuvenating the brain: more stem cells improve learning and memory of old mice

We all will experience it at some point, unfortunately: The older we get the more our brains will find it difficult to learn and remember new things. What the reasons underlying these impairments are is yet unclear but scientists...more...


The zebrafish forms many new brain cells after injury, integrates them into the nervous system and can thus regenerate © CRTD
07/01/2020 Press Release

"Census" in the zebrafish's brain - Dresden scientists explore newborn, regenerated neurons

The zebrafish is a master of regeneration: If brain cells are lost due to injury or disease, it can simply reproduce them - contrary to humans where this only happens in the fetal stage. However, the zebrafish is evolutionarily...more...


Frank Schreiner from Leica and Dr. Hella Hartmann from CMCB at TU Dresden installing the new microscopy system © Friederike Braun
18/12/2019 Press Release

CMCB Light Microscopy Facility receives state-of-the-art microscopy system

A new large-scale research instrument is currently being installed in the Light Microscopy Facility (LMF) of the CMCB technology platform. The laser scanning microscope of the latest generation was applied for in the tender...more...


TU Dresden team at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston © iGEM TU Dresden
05/12/2019 Press Release

TU Dresden team presents DipGene at Synthetic Biology's largest innovation event

The student project DipGene developed a new methodology that makes genetic testing as easy as a pH-test. With their simple, cheap and low-tech method to test for the presence of any DNA sequence, they won a prestigious Gold...more...


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