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| Issue 18

A neural switch for fear

When something frightens us, should we freeze, or should we investigate? Sarah Stanley describes how scientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory are probing the mysteries of the brain, seeking to understand our response to fear.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology

| Issue 18

Single molecules under the microscope

Would it not be fascinating to observe and manipulate individual molecules? Patrick Theer and Marlene Rau from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory explain how, with an atomic force microscope, you can do just this. You could even build your own.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Health