ESI News


Why we do animal research

ESI employees tell why animal research is still necessary and what they pay particular attention to when caring for and working with animals.

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New Director for ESI

David Poeppel takes over management of the Ernst Strüngmann Institute

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Frankfurt has Brains

What connects brain research and Frankfurt: apple cider, Alzheimer's or the appearance of squids? Find out here why all three answers nail it.

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The fruit fly and its comb-shaped neurons

The fruit fly is one of the best-studied organisms in the world. Yet it still leaves questions unanswered. For example, how some of its neurons develop special, comb-like shape dendrites. ESI-scientists just conducted a study to answer it. And discovered something astonishing.

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