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Novel method sheds new light on tumour-suppressing RNA

Researchers from EMBL Grenoble have developed a way to visualise large RNAs in 3D using biochemical and structural biology…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Automated sample changer and diffractometer at the ID30B X-ray crystallography beamline at ESRF Grenoble.

Facilitating COVID-19 structural biology research

EMBL and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) restart the activities of the Joint Structural Biology Group in Grenoble to support…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Bioinformatic analysis of over 4700 SARS-CoV-2 genomes revealed that many of the most interesting changes in the SARS-CoV-2 genome that have been reported so far are likely to be technical artefacts, rather than biological mutations.

Distinguishing coronavirus genome mutations from inadvertent errors

EMBL scientists have performed a large-scale analysis of over 4700 SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences. They found that many of the most interesting changes…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Underwater butterfly

In the Leptin Group, Eva Hasel investigates the innate immune system in Japanese rice…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

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The hunt for neutralising antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

Scientists hope that a legacy of the novel coronavirus in recovered COVID-19 patients – antibodies in their blood – could lead to drugs to treat…

By Adam Gristwood

Science

EMBL scientists investigate rare lung disease

Researchers in EMBL’s Zaugg group have studied the causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare disease that causes high blood pressure…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

EMBL group leader Georgia Rapti

Welcome: Georgia Rapti

The nervous system has fascinated Georgia Rapti ever since her first introduction to biology. Her research group in the Developmental Biology unit…

By Cella Carr

Lab Matters

The birth of tentacles

The image shown here, taken by Anniek Stokkermans from EMBL’s Ikmi Group, shows a larva of Nematostella…

By Mathias Jäger

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Cell division

Tracing the origins of cells

Researchers from the Sharpe group at EMBL Barcelona have published a method to track the developmental history of a cell using the gene editing tool…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

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EMBL welcomes NetApp in its Corporate Partner Programme

EMBL welcomes NetApp, a leader in cloud data services empowering global organisations to change their world with data, as member of the Corporate…

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

Close-up photograph of servers at EMBL Heidelberg's data centre.

Understanding the role of our genes in SARS-CoV-2 infections

EMBL scientists will contribute to the new German COVID-19 OMICS Initiative to study the biological mechanisms contributing to coronavirus…

By Marius Bruer

Science

Shine like an underwater star

This image of the starlet sea anemone was taken by Petrus Steenbergen using a…

By Mathias Jäger

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