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Tumour takeover

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. It is so deadly because tumours often return after successful cancer treatment. This recurrence is caused by individual dormant cancer cells remaining inside the breast. These cells can develop into active cancer cells…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Launching proteins

What looks like a photo-series of an explosive eruption are actually uptaking proteins, captured by Markus Mund from the Ries Group at EMBL Heidelberg. The images were made in an attempt to learn how the different proteins that take up molecules into the cells via endocytosis – the cellular…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

EMBL co-develops new method that could facilitate cancer diagnosis

Researchers have developed a cheaper and faster method to check for genetic differences in individual cells

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Innovative method delivers new insights into the stem cell microenvironment

Researchers have developed new methods to reveal the 3D-organisation of bone marrow at a single cell level

By Mathias Jäger

Science

TF bound to DNA

A classification tool for transcription factors

The software diffTF quantifies activity of transcription factors and predicts their mode of action

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Before a biological sample reaches the beamline, a lot of work is put into its preparation. Scientists can use the wide range of services and resources at EMBL to prepare their biological samples for structural studies at the X-ray beamlines in Grenoble and Hamburg. Photo: Marietta Schupp/EMBL

Empowering European structural biology

EU funding for iNEXT-Discovery consortium unlocks key technologies for structural biology

By Iris Kruijen

Lab Matters

EMBL Imaging Centre top-out event

Celebrating the construction progress with a traditional German ceremony

By Mathias Jäger

Events

Building Euro-BioImaging

EMBL’s Jan Ellenberg reflects on the process of forming a European research infrastructure

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Reshaping our DNA

DNA is present in each cell of our body. If all the DNA from one human cell was removed and aligned in a single strand, it would in theory add up to a total length of about two metres. In order to fit into the nucleus of a cell, DNA has to be compressed by […]

By Doreen Feike

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Graduation Ceremony 2019

Forty-seven PhD students from all of EMBL’s six sites were celebrated during EMBL’s 2019 Graduation Ceremony on Friday 13 December

By Iris Kruijen

Lab Matters

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